Kiwi kids from all over New Zealand recently took part in the final of the annual AgriKids competition in Taupo. The competition allows children to develop and test agricultural skills as they complete a variety of challenges.
A DairyNZ initiative is working with dairy farming children, their families and teachers to help lessen the impact of regularly shifting schools.
A rural community that proactively responded to the challenge of declining water quality has been shortlisted for the finals at this year's prestigious Morgan Foundation NZ Riverprize.
In January, February and March 2015, Federated Farmers and DairyNZ conducted a nationwide survey of dairy farmers to find out what they had spent on environmental initiatives over the past five years.
Farmers in the Pomahaka River catchment in southwest Otago have teamed up to test water in their catchment to identify why and where water quality problems are occurring and improve farm practices where needed.
Farmers, the regional council, industry organisations and the community are working together to help improve the health of the Waituna Lagoon.
The annual DairyNZ Science Career Day aimed to educate senior students about the many career opportunities within New Zealand agriculture.
The 2013-14 DairyNZ Economic Survey contains the latest information on financial trends in farms such as farm profitability, ownership structures and regional analysis.
Farmers have been digging deep for more than a decade now - both with a spade and in their pockets as part of a flagship national project that's protecting Taranaki waterways.