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Prices for NZ's main primary exports could rise to new heights in the coming year, but beneath that is a…

National

Ice broken on an old problem

Three enterprising Mackenzie College (Fairlie) students may well have come up with the perfect solution to an age-old problem of…

Cruel April Fool's joke!

In an ironic twist, the Government has pushed back the date of its so-called 'ute tax' or feebate scheme to…

World

Still waiting

British and New Zealand trade negotiators are burning the midnight oil in a bid to get a free trade agreement between the two countries.

UK FTA hits crucial period

What happens in the next few weeks will be critical for New Zealand to secure a free trade agreement (FTA) with the UK.

NZ and Ireland farming's GHG battle

A top climate change policy advisor to the Irish government says Ireland and New Zealand should become close allies to combat the negative narrative against the dairy industry. Peter Burke reports.

Mission impossible

Agriculture and Trade Minister Damien O'Connor is off to Europe soon to try and breathe some life into free trade talks between NZ and the UK, and NZ and the European Union.

Opinion

Agribusiness

Wait on RMA reforms - Feds

Federated Farmers is urging the Government not to try and push through radical reforms of the Resource Management Act (RMA)…

Management

Taking NZ sheep milk to the world

The newly-appointed chair of sheep milk pioneer Maui Food Group says the company is embarking on a new stage of diversification and growth.

Thinking 100 years ahead

The couple behind one of New Zealand's most sustainable farms are challenging other farmers to think three or four generations into the future when making decisions.

Farm planning at the core

"There's no hanging round with this group," says Red Meat Profit Partnership Action Group facilitator Rob Macnab. "They know what they want to do and out role is to help make that happen."

Change of guard for Deer QA

The deer industry says it is reinforcing its commitment to animal welfare with the appointment of a leading specialist in farm animal welfare.

Farm Health

Milk-based replacers better

Recently published research suggests that farmers should avoid feeding milk replacers with vegetable proteins and fats to lambs in their…

Tailing - get it right

With docking - or tailing - underway in many areas, Beef+Lamb New Zealand is reminding farmers about the new tail…

Machinery & Products

Keeping everyone safe

As tractors get larger and front linkage kits become more common, many have started fitting underrun or collision protection systems.

Keeping stock and drivers safe

Livestock haulers are a crucial link in the New Zealand agriculture supply chain, transporting stock onto or between farms, to…

Making lamb marking easy

Designed by a sheep and beef farmer, Vetmarkers are made in New Zealand and sold around the world.

Motoring

Safari on a Trek to NZ

Exclusive to the New Zealand market and available in limited supply, the Suzuki Jimny Safari adds to an already versatile…

Outback now in its 25th year

Now in its 25th year, and sixth edition, the 2021 Subaru’s Outback wagon was recently launched in New Zealand. 

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The Hound

Lock him up!

OPINION: This old mutt notes that Geoff Reid, an 'environmental activist' - whose activism appears to be limited to surreptitiously…

Milking it?

OPINION: Your canine crusader understands members of the 'strategic groups' invoked in the Government-backed 'Fit for a Better World' programme…

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