113 postsComing from a science background, Samantha Tennent’s passion lies in converting technical information into on-farm applications. She loves helping farmers understand how they can utilise science to improve their herd and farm performance, particularly by combining it with farmer stories. Writing is a hobby she began in 2012 which has evolved throughout her career. She has held roles with businesses like LIC, DairyNZ and WelFarm and keeps her toes dipped in agri comms work on the side, mostly through Dairy Farmer magazine. When she's not in front of her computer or tripping around the countryside, she hangs out with her family and animals on their lifestyle block in South Waikato, realising it's basically farming without an income.
Market trends and global geopolitical uncertainties highlighted as the world prepares for seismic shifts in agriculture.
The head of the United States Dairy Export Council takes a worldwide view of the sector’s opportunities and threats.
US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says it was the dairy industry in the US that first encouraged a voluntary and market-based system that would reward farmers for addressing the climate.
November 15, 2023
Most Serratia bacteria cases have appeared sporadically in the past but it is becoming more common.
November 7, 2023
There can be a lot of moving parts in running a dairy farm and making it work for your life stage, one Taranaki family found.