Fonterra gets behind on-farm health and safety initiative
We’re joining with other organisations across New Zealand’s agricultural sector to get behind a new initiative aimed at ensuring better health and safety outcomes for farming communities.
Fonterra farmers to the fore at NZ Dairy Awards
Fonterra farmers continued their strong history in the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards, winning all three national titles at a gala dinner in Auckland.
Co-op suppliers win 80% of 2023 regional dairy awards
Fonterra farmers have claimed more than three quarters of the 2023 regional New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards titles.
Plantain partnership delivers promising results
A research partnership our Co-op is a key member of has found that feeding cows plantain could reduce nitrogen leaching from dairy farms by 20-60%.
Farmer Mohi Beckham is Embracing Traditional Māori Farming on the Modern Farm
Mohi Beckham is going back to his roots using the Maramataka, the Māori lunar calendar, to make positive changes to the way he farms.
Co-op clean sweep at National Dairy Awards
2022 has been another impressive year for Fonterra farmers in the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards. All four of the main awards went to farmers supplying the Co-op or working on farms that do, with all four winners hailing from Canterbury.
Fonterra brings biodiversity to the forefront of farms
A new project supported by Fonterra’s Living Water Partnership with the Department of Conservation will help on-farm advisors grow their understanding of biodiversity, with a view to further building biodiversity objectives into Farm Environment Plans.
Celebrating nine years of the Living Water partnership
We’ve recently reached the milestone of nine years since we started working with the Department of Conservation (DOC) through the Living Water partnership, which helps us identify and trial game-changing and scalable solutions that show dairying and freshwater can thrive together. While we’ve already made some incredible gains, there are more to come.
Surf and turf
When the going gets tough, getting active in nature is a proven method of improving mental health, which is how Surfing for Farmers was started, to give farmers an outlet away from the pressures of work.