The New Zealand hemp industry appears to be coming of age.
Waikato Milking Systems will this month exhibit at China’s biggest rural trade show.
Demand will rise for existing kiwifruit orchards as a result of Zespri granting its annual quota of new licences for the gold kiwifruit variety, claims a rural property salesman.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says there is unlikely to be much growth in production in the dairy sector in the coming year.
A new system is being developed for tracing tagged velvet as it moves through the supply chain.
Like a small scale model of the challenges New Zealand agriculture faces being so far from its main markets, farmers on the Chatham Islands are far enough from the mainland to make shipping inputs in and livestock out a marginal exercise.
Good growth in the sheep milking industry during the 2018-19 financial year signals this is a good time for farmers to get involved, says Spring Sheep Milk Co, who will be at Fieldays this week.
The Waimakariri zone committee’s draft zone implementation programme addendum (ZIPA) is unachievable for many farmers in its current form, says a newly formed farmers group.
New environmental management rules for the Canterbury Regional Council’s Waimakariri Zone will be tough for farmers, says the chairman of the Waimakariri zone committee, Dave Ashby.
Industry leading technology will be plentiful on the AGCO site at Fieldays, says New Zealand manager Peter Scott.
Plenty of optimism in the primary sector points to a buoyant Fieldays this year, says the banking sector.
What could the tachinbo, kaizen and ishikawa techniques of a Toyota assembly plant offer to a Kiwi dairy farm? Plenty, says Jana Hocken, in fact enough to fill a book.
Dairy Woman of the Year Trish Rankin has a message for all farmers: recycling systems work and it is worth doing your bit.
For Waikato sharemilker Philip Van Heuven, the farmer-grazier relationship is crucial to his business.
A review of biosecurity controls at New Zealand borders recommends continuously adapting new technology.
Former All Black Eric Rush recently inspired Northland farmers with an account of his rags-to-riches life.
Disruption is happening whether we like it or not, says Dave Maslen, NZ Merino general manager for markets and sustainability.
A large East Coast Māori-owned farm has the McDonald's restaurant chain to thank for its recent improvements.
Obtaining premium prices to pay for higher costs of production is the next challenge for farmers, says Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins.
Hamilton dairy biotech company Quantec has won the top award at the annual Natural Health Products NZ awards for the second year running.
Dairy rubberware supplier Skellerup is giving its support to I Am Hope, a community group.
Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says it is helping a new crop of talented university graduates to build careers in New Zealand agriculture.
A Christchurch start-up has been recognised at a major Australian agricultural technology event for its technology aimed at minimising waste in the food processing industry.
A Hamilton company has developed a real-time system that enables beekeepers to see data on their hives’ weight, temperature and humidity.
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