Latest Dairy farming in New Zealand Stories
By HUNTER, Tim IN SEPTEMBER, when shareholders in Silver Fern Farms vote on whether to sell half their company for $220 million, the money may not be the deciding factor. Equally important, or perhaps more so, will be the character of the people they are being asked to do business with.
Fonterra has abandoned its own bid for Australian co-op Dairy Farmers to play second fiddle to National Foods. Dairy Farmers said yesterday that it had granted National Foods and Fonterra permission to work together to decide terms to enhance the National Foods-led bid.
By JANES, Andrew FONTERRA has abandoned its own bid for Australian co-op Dairy Farmers to play second fiddle to National Foods. Dairy Farmers said yesterday that it had granted National Foods and Fonterra permission to work together to decide terms to enhance the National Foods-led bid.
A private dairy company part-owned by the Motueka-based Talley's family will soon be wooing North Island farmers for their milk.
A FARM near Opunake hosted many of the country's media organisations last Wednesday as the Taranaki Regional Council highlighted one of the farms involved in its extensive riparian planting programme.
Nestle Australia has sold its yoghurt and dairy dessert business, including its Echuca factory, to Fonterra. The agreement is effective from September 1, 2008.
SOME of the reasons given for the prediction that Southland is set to become the energy and dairy powerhouse of the New Zealand economy within a decade: wMore than 1100 megawatts of wind power and small-scale hydro schemes are slated for construction.
By CHURCHOUSE, Nick THE Commerce Commission has started delving into allegations that consumers are paying too much for dairy products.
By STEEMAN, Marta -------------------- Consumers could be facing another rise in the price of milk while dairy farmers are creaming it.
Frank Brenmuhl, head of Federated Farmers dairy division, has rubbished the Greens' call for Fonterra to uncouple local dairy prices from international prices. Fair enough.
- Large; stout; burly.