Global businesses are looking to New Zealand for solutions to tough environmental challenges – especially agriculture, says Abbie Reynolds, executive director of the Sustainable Business Council.
Rabobank says it doesn’t share Fonterra’s optimism about the international situation this season.
Ballance chief executive Mark Wynne says criticism of the nutrient management tool Overseer is “very old-school”.
Fertiliser co-op Ballance will commercially launch a new farm environment planning tool, MitAgator, by spring.
A quality environmental plan will soon be a prerequisite to buying or selling a farm, says ANZ Bank’s head of commercial and agri.
Fonterra has joined an international project to address the issue of malnourishment in older people.
The maker of revered Kiwi Red Band gumboots is this year celebrating 60 years in production.
What do you get by mixing West Coast milk and imported ice cream paste? Award-winning ice cream of course.
New Zealand dairy farmers visiting California dairy farms last month were surprised at how far behind US farms were in efficiency and adoption of technology.
Kiwi youngsters in town and country schools are learning about the prospect of farming careers via AgriKids and TeenAg, devised by NZ Young Farmers, says its chief executive Terry Copeland.
Fifteen dairy farmers well advanced in mitigating climate change on their farms are being heralded as New Zealand’s ‘climate change ambassadors’.
Yoghurt and cheese have been winning categories in China in recent years, says market intelligence agency Mintel.
Winning the supreme champion title at the Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards 2018 tops off a great start to the year for Clevedon Buffalo Co.
The Ministry for Primary Industries and the New Zealand Government over time have done an excellent job of building the relationship with the Chinese Government in the infant formula space, says Infant Nutrition Council chief executive Jan Carey.
Australians’ outrage at scenes of dead and dying sheep on ships to the Middle East is forcing exporters to shape up.
A new screen that allows effluent to be better applied to pastures has won IrrigationNZ’s Irrigation Innovation Award for 2018.
New Zealand agriculture may soon feel the waves from intensifying trade conflict between the US and China.
Alliance Group recently hosted overseas chefs and writers in an effort to differentiate its products and position itself as a sophisticated “purveyor of premium fare.”
Seventy years since inception, dairy automation company Lely remains a big influence on farming worldwide.
The Hamilton dairy biotech company Quantec won the supreme award at the recent Natural Health Products NZ annual awards in Nelson.
Guy Wrigley, Federated Farmers arable industry chairman, said the prospect of plant-based protein foods should not be cause for alarm.
A new survey of the threats posed by alternative proteins to New Zealand’s red meat farmers also shows a wealth of opportunities, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand (BLNZ).
It's official: Australia’s best butter is made at Fonterra’s Cobden site in Victoria.
It's time to put some heart into the agricultural sector, says Maori leader and member of the NZ Business Hall of fame, Mavis Mullins.
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