Farmers, the regional council and the Southland rural community owe much to Balfour farmer Aaron Wilson’s efforts to work more closely together to ensure dairying remains a sustainable, vibrant industry in the region.
Having a foot in the tourism and farming sectors means Sarah Coatsworth and husband Alistair are “walking the walk” when it comes to carefully managing their environment and operating a successful dairy unit.
A “little and often” has been the environmental motto for 50:50 sharemilkers Ruth and Michael Prankerd, farming at Drummond in Central Southland.
The Zillwood family enjoy swimming in the local river and wanted to protect water quality to ensure this could still happen in the future.
West Coast dairy farmers have spent at least $8 million on conservation efforts to improve the water quality of Lake Brunner.
Explore New Zealand's dairy story with this interactive model which shows where in the world our dairy products go.
80 children from Knighton Normal School swapped a day in the classroom for a visit to Mike and Natasha Budd’s dairy farm to find out where their milk comes from.
DairyNZ and Federated Farmers have teamed up to create a Workplace Action Plan to ensure the dairy industry demonstrates good people management practices and provides quality work environments for people working on New Zealand dairy farms.
New Zealand’s largest corporate farmer is challenging the view that you can’t work on a farm and expect not to be hurt.