Milking sheep alongside their dairy herd has given a Waikato farming family diversity in their business.
Miraka has one of the lowest carbon footprints in the world, which is key to its core values.
Fonterra’s new season forecast will be out by now and whatever the figure and the range is, thankfully…
New research will compare the nutritional differences of cow, goat and sheep milk in the diets of older adults, as well as investigate any gut health consequences from consuming them.
Not all are happy with dairy milk containers getting exemption. Small drinks companies say carving out dairy milk products from a new container return scheme is “unfair and inequitable”.
A Wellington couple were inspired by a television programme to take up goat milking and sell fresh milk to the public.
ANZ has raised its farm gate milk price forecast by 40c to a pace-setting $9.70/kg and that market confidence now extends well into next season.
Global dairy prices hit their highest level ever on tight supply and fall-out from the Ukraine crisis.
Componentisation of milk is key to affordable nutrition for developing countries and a premium for eating whole dairy foods will have to be earned and paid.
Continued global demand for dairy products has seen Fonterra lift its milk price from $8.90-$9.50/kg milksolids to $9.30-$9.90/kg MS.
A third consecutive 4% rise in Global Dairy Trade (GDT) prices has market analysts, dairy companies and futures traders sharpening their pencils to see if a farm gate milk price of $10/kg milksolids could be delivered.
There are pros and cons to making the switch to autumn calving from spring and farmers should do their homework to ensure it will be a good fit for their farm.
DAIRY commodity prices again rose across the board in the first Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction for February, led by whole milk powder up 5.8%.
THIS season’s milk price forecast by ANZ Research has risen by 50c to $9.30/kg milksolids and for next season the bank’s analysts have added 40c to predict $8.40.
Each month the milk monitor delves into the dairy industry and gives us the low-down on the good, the bad, the ugly and everything in between.
Synlait Milk Limited has increased its forecast base milk price forecast for the 2021-22 season to $9.25/kg milksolids from $8/kg MS.
Fonterra has raised its 2021-22 forecast farmgate milk price range to $8.90-9.50/kgMS, up from $8.40- 9.00.
Variable weather and challenging growing conditions has led to Fonterra revising its milk collection forecast from 1525 million kg milksolids to 1500m kg MS for the 2021-22 season.
The penultimate Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction for 2021 cemented in the high, probably record, farm gate milk price, close to $9/kg milksolids.
Fonterra has lifted and narrowed its milk price forecast for this season from $7.90-$8.90/kg milksolids to $8.40-$9/kg MS after a solid start to the 2022 financial year.
ANZ Research has increased its farm gate milk price forecast by 60c to $8.80/kg milksolids and begun forecasting for next season at $8.
Fonterra may deliver its record nominal milk payout this season, possibly something over $9/kg, but that would not be the best ever outcome for its farmers on an inflation-adjusted basis.
A Waikato research and technology company is developing a product using the medicinal properties of colostrum to provide greater immunity protection of people against the effects of covid-19 infection.
Fonterra is facing its second consecutive season where peak milk collection is affected by covid-19.
The latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) results indicate pricing momentum well into the latter half of the season, with a flat forward curve of contract prices.