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Merlo goes greener

Obviously not wishing to get left behind by some of its competitors, Italian manufacturer Merlo is planning to add to…

Growing a family legacy

What started with planting some acacia trees 25 years ago has become a multi-generational passion for the Hunt family in…

National

Expat workers ready for NZ

Dairy industry recruitment company Rural People Limited is seeing a huge increase in overseas interest to fill New Zealand farming…
 

World

UK-NZ free trade talks on

Dairy processors say the launch of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between New Zealand and the UK is a positive development.

Opinion

 

Getting the best return on capital

Former Fonterra Shareholders Council chair and Waipu farmer Simon Couper explores the international strategies of New Zealand dairy firms.

Walking the talk - Editorial

OPINION: Last week Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern committed the Government and public sector to going carbon-neutral by 2025, as she…

Strategies at play

Former Fonterra Shareholders Council chairman and Waipu farmer Simon Couper looks at the strategies of Fonterra's competitors to see how…

Agribusiness

China's largest rotary parlour

China's domestic milk production has received a boost with the installation of the country’s largest milking rotary parlour.

Ex-farmer lends a helping hand

Ex-farmer Daniel Payton is now using his knowledge and practical experience to help farmers make changes to their system, while…

Management

Myth-busting with Jersey herd

Ross and Kristy Conder are not milking your typical Southland herd. The successful farming couple 50:50 sharemilk 840 predominantly Jersey…
 

Environment plans driving change

A survey of farmers in Aparima, Southland, shows farms achieve better environmental results when they have Farm Environment Plans.

Farm Health

TB fight goes on

The total number of TB-infected herds in Hawke’s Bay has risen to 20, following the recent reclassification of a new…

Machinery & Products

 

Kubota ROPS tractors here

Kubota New Zealand product specialist Shaun Monteith says Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) tractors make up 30% of all tractors in…

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…

Tiny Jimny hits the right note

Strong demand for the instantly recognised Suzuki Jimny in New Zealand has continued to accelerate with the 1000th retail order…

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Dung paint

India now has its own cow dung paint, a world-first. 

Fresh for 60 days

A Queensland-based company is set to release its own production of milk this year that stays fresh for at least…

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