Clinical facial eczema presents with physical signs, but subclinical FE does not.
Aimer Farming have been working on a new tool that utilises a smartphone camera to read pasture cover.
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.
Taking proactive measures to combat heat stress is a crucial part of making sure dairy farming remains sustainable in the face of climate change, summit is told.
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.
The organisation behind the World Dairy Summit has some serious worldwide dairy credentials.
AgResearch scientists are contributing to a programme that aims to lift the productivity of India’s millions of dairy farms, one cow at a time.
Two Waikato couples are proving that, with a shift in mindset, a share-milking arrangement can be a true business partnership.
This Western Bay of Plenty dairy and drystock unit – in a particularly sensitive part of a sensitive catchment – has undergone a transformation in the past three years.
Recent economic data has been more positive than expected so this may translate into higher demand over time.
A Waikato agri-business offers a one-stop farm management shop for those who can’t, or don’t want to, farm their land themselves.
Most Serratia bacteria cases have appeared sporadically in the past but it is becoming more common.
A once accountant now award-winning dairy farmer and ag social media influencer-in-the-making talks shop and what keeps her well and going on farm.
Ross Redpath has devoted his career to advancing agricultural education in the secondary school system.
The current economic environment is an opportunity for an economic reality check, to justify costs and maintain financial discipline.
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.
Poor communication is one of the biggest challenges in the succession process.
Succession planning is one of the most valuable processes you can engage in for your loved ones and your farm business.
They maybe the model for over half of New Zealand’s farmland, but trusts are not the right vehicle for the succession journey, an expert says.
If you are going to make a major farm business decision that impacts your contract milker, you really need to bring them along for that ride, says a farm consultant.
When it comes time for conversations about succession, it may help to include someone with no stake in the outcome.
The new chief executive of DairyNZ has already had some good talks with farmers about what is and is not working for them.
The Dondertmans have had an intensive apprenticeship on their dairying journey, and the biggest lesson they’ve learnt is to be true to their own values.
A new study looks at options for reducing the country’s reliance on imported feed.
A floating device uses low frequency radio waves to help clean up effluent systems.
Focusing on daily habits helps manage pressure when the going gets tough, says Farmstrong ambassador Sam Whitelock.
The effectiveness of seaweed and seaweed extracts is currently being tested in research involving NZ industries and scientists.
Decisions made now will have season-long impacts on animal health and production.
Westpac says the dairy market might have seen the worst of this low price cycle.
The paddocks are regularly soil tested with the aim of getting the soil to an optimum, efficient range.
“Every extra kilogram of dry matter intake from improved pasture management has a positive impact on a farm’s profitability.”
Earl Rattray has hands-on experience in India’s dairy sector, where, he says, expectations are lifting and the narrative is changing.
Dairy farming offered Hayden Goodall everything he needed – and motorbikes too.
Recognising mastitis as one of the primary challenges faced by farmers, Liam Kampshof put on his thinking cap, eager to find innovative solutions.
On her journey from scruffy kid dealing with family pain to the ag powerhouse she has become, Jessie Chan can trace where her strength comes from.
Two wetlands drain a Northland farm that has set out to have no impact at all on nearby freshwater resources
Superior genetics across all the breeds is a core focus for the Taranaki farm, with moderate birthweight and calving ease prioritised across all three breeds.
Sam Henson has tried his hand at a couple of trades, but there are several reasons he always comes back to dairy.