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Farming through transitions

A webinar on transitioning to a more sustainable agricultural model in the face of climate change has been organised on…

Green light for collective bargaining

The Commerce Commission has provisionally authorised New Zealand Tegel Growers Association Incorporated (TGA) to collectively negotiate on behalf of its…

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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.

Opinion

The selenium conundrum

OPINION: When Les Hailes was named third form dux at St Kevin's College in Oamaru in 1944 his parents were…

Let us use tools available!

OPINION: Climate Change Minister James Shaw should not hesitate to sign the global commitment to reduce methane by 30% by…

Editorial: Don't COP out!

OPINION: Climate Change Minister James Shaw should gainfully spend his time in MIQ - following his attendance at the recent…

Agribusiness

Growers back wool merger

Woolgrowers have almost unanimously voted in favour of the proposed merger of Wools of NZ (WNZ) and Primary Wool Co-operative-…

Women of real substance

With the critical role women play on farms around the world recently recognised by this year's International Day of Rural…

Management

Every ewe counts!

The time is fast approaching when farmers will begin culling their ewe flocks.

Grass lacks real guts!

Wet weather and a lack of sunshine in many western areas of the country are causing problems for farmers.

Goodbye to the plate meter!

Weekly farm walks have become a thing of the past for some dairy farmers in Canterbury and their pasture growth data has never been better.

Farm Health

Dairy health website launched

While advancements in technology has put information at our fingertips, filtering and finding the right information can be challenging.

Fat sources in milk replacers

A recent study by AgResearch suggested that farmers should avoid feeding milk replacers with vegetable proteins and fats to lambs…

Machinery & Products

New features on Case IH Optum

The latest Case IH Optum AFS Connect range features a new cab, interior and connectivity package designed to benefit both…

Sustainable battens and outriggers

A Christchurch based business has designed, developed, manufactured and released a modern alternative to the traditional wooden fencing batten.

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

No bull!

OPINION: Your canine crusader has had a wee bit of feedback about the new gender and sexual identity change being…

Tainted?

OPINION: This old mutt has questioned before the objectivity of research produced by Landcare Research on regenerative agriculture (RA).

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The demonisation of N

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