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Diack new Ravensdown CEO

Ravensdown has appointed Garry Diack as its new chief executive, replacing Greg Campbell who has held the position at the…

Oz reforms in tatters

The Australian dairy industry has dropped an ambitious plan to form a single 'whole-of-industry' body.

National

Farm consultant bags award

Sam Vivian-Greer, a farm consultant at BakerAg in Wairarapa, has been named the winner of the 2021 New Zealand Zanda…

Bumper price rises cemented

With just one more Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction left for the 2020-21 season, bumper dairy price gains recorded in…

Industry backs recycling scheme

An on-farm plastic recycling initiative, Plasback, seems to be gaining momentum as the agricultural industry moves to reduce its environmental…

World

UK warned to honour FTA commitments

Plans for the United Kingdom to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) have come with a warning from New Zealand dairy companies.

No FTA joy

There is widespread praise from both the primary and business sectors for the signing last week of a revamped free trade deal with China.

Opinion

Agribusiness

Tech boost for winner

The winner of the 2021 Ahuwhenua trophy, announced this week, will be getting valuable new insights into their dairy herd's…

CEO fined for NAIT breach

The chief executive of a large Waikato farm business has copped a $3,600 fine for moving 820 unregistered animals to…

Management

Ready for the big move

Marc and Nia Jones are getting ready to move farm on 1 June to a new sharemilking opportunity at a…

LIC committed to upskilling

The farmer co-operative says it is committed to educating and upskilling the next generation of leaders in the agricultural industry.

SimplyCow app for animal recording

Finnish software company Mtech Digital Solutions has launched the SimplyCow mobile application, said to be an easy-to-use tool that allows…

Farm Health

Help manage disease

Moving farm or herd? Disease management agency OSPRI is ready to help with your NAIT and TB management obligations.

Service bull sale at Huntly

Autumn calving farmers from around New Zealand are expected to attend a service bull sale on the outskirts of Huntly…

Good shelter key to production

Shelter is one of the first considerations when contemplating the purchase of a doe, according to the New Zealand Dairy…

Machinery & Products

Let there be light

With shortening days meaning the need for good lighting is even more important out on the farm, it might be…

Honda to quit Oz ATV market

Confirming a move signalled over a year ago, in response to a directive by the Australian federal government that all…

Pasture management made easy

Those looking to use direct seeding to repair grass paddocks or plant catch crops might want to take a closer…

Shift fuel easily

Designed to fit wide-bodied utes with familiar names like Ranger, Hilux, BT-50, Triton, Navara, Dmax and Amarok, Silvan's new diesel…

Motoring

Mako goes after Raptor

With Ford holding the reins of the ute market since about 2014, it was always going to be a case…

X marks the spot

While many car manufacturers set out to cater for all sectors of the market, it’s fair to say that Subaru…

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Less-gassy bulls

There may soon be another tool available to cut your climate footprint - select less-gassy bulls out of a catalogue.

Rock and a hard place

OPINION: Appease the Chinese and protect your export trade, like dairy products, or infuriate them and face sanctions.

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