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Court case dilemma

The recent court case involving sharemilker Tony Kuriger, the son of a National MP, has created “a concerning precedent”.

World

UK-NZ free trade talks on

Dairy processors say the launch of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between New Zealand and the UK is a positive…

Opinion

 

Farming key to NZ’s future

National’s agriculture spokesman, David Bennett on how the sector is key to New Zealand’s economic rebuild.

Agribusiness

Animal tracing improves

The latest NAIT data shows farmers are increasing their engagement with the system and becoming more compliant.

Management

Being a good boss during calving

Despite it being a busy time, being a good boss during calving is absolutely achievable, says DairyNZ’s People Team leader Jane Muir.

 

Surviving, thriving this

Winter may have just begun but most farmers are already looking ahead to the next season and the one beyond that.

Farm Health

Prime conditions for mating

You've worked hard to get your cows in great condition for calving. Next, it’s time to make sure they stay on track for mating.

The figures tell the story

The challenge for Kiwi farmers to reduce herd size while maintaining or building production is generating an increase in demand for overseas genetics, says World Wide Sires.

Machinery & Products

 

Bayer to settle US-based lawsuits

While courts around the world argue through claims herbicide Roundup is carcinogenic, Bayer has agreed to pay out US$10.9 billion to settle US-based lawsuits.

Motoring

Tiny Jimny hits the right note

Strong demand for the instantly recognised Suzuki Jimny in New Zealand has continued to accelerate with the 1000th retail order…

Roomy RAM offers V8 power

Having arrived in New Zealand in 2019, the journey for the RAM 1500 continues in 2020 with the introduction of…

The last of the Sports Cats

The launch of the Series 2 HSV SportsCat was an endorsement of the risky decision to take the performance brand…

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The Hound

Fat chance

OPINION: This old mutt has always believed that any hopes of a possible free trade deal – that is any…

Health & safety?

OPINION: WorkSafe and workplace safety legislation dominate the daily operations of the private sector, including farms.

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