Andrew Morrison.

Farming groups have described the newly passed emissions trading reform legislation as a ‘slap in the face’ that will not reduce the country’s carbon emissions.

Robert Ervine.

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

Dairy prices rise

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction overnight delivered its third consecutive positive result.

Co-chair of the Hawkes Bay rural advisory group Lochie MacGillivray (centre) says the region is now into the phase of working through the hard yards of the winter. Photo: Michael Schultz Photography.

The recent rain in Hawke's Bay has provided some breathing space for those dealing with the drought, but the real test has still to come during the winter and early spring.

While it may sound like a cliché to say that Ireland and New Zealand both punch above their weights, it’s clear from the figures that it’s true.

Get prepared for a ‘Now Normal’ future, says Ian Proudfoot – Global Head of Agribusiness for KPMG – discussing the likely effects of COVID-19 in the months to come.

While the deer industry faces several challenges in the short term, there will be a strong rebound in New Zealand venison sales once global demand recovers.

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