Poo-powered BMW

OPINION: Car maker BMW is partnering with a California dairy farm to turn effluent into clean energy to power its electric cars.

Not bad

OPINION: New Zealand may be a minnow on the global stage but here’s another example how our ag sector punches above its weight.

Anti co-operative?

OPINION: Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has thrown a spanner in the works as far as Fonterra’s proposed capital structure is concerned.

No favours

OPINION: Some leaders from protest group Groundswell seem to be doing no favours to the organisation.

Lab-grown fad

In a classic case of promising big and delivering little, lab-grown 'meat' startup, Upside Foods, formerly Memphis Meats, has lost two key employees in recent weeks - co-founder Nicholas Genovese and vice president KC Carswell - as skepticism about the business model grows.

No challenges!

While no official statement has come yet from Fonterra Co-operative Council, Milking It understands that for the first time ever, there are only three candidates for board elections.

Not so green

OPINION: So the 'COP26' climate talkfest in Glasgow got off to a strong start by declaring yet another 'climate emergency', starting as they meant to go on - by blowing hot air. Empty pledges, and attacks on farmers, followed.

Selective help

OPINION: The Government is finally waking up to the fact that more health workers are urgently needed in the country.

Retail bully

OPINION: Should New Zealand ice cream, cheese and yoghurt producers be worried?

Control freak

OPINION: The instinct of the current Government to centralise control of everything is going to come to a guster when it comes to water reform.

Class action

The news has gone from bad to worse for a2 Milk - the company Synlait had hitched its wagon to.

Six months after welcoming a new chief executive, Maori-owned milk processor Miraka has had to start a new search for a leader.

New data from Statistics NZ shows that Canterbury had the biggest fall in agricultural emissions, down 2.7%, mainly due to a decline in livestock numbers.

OPINION: Fonterra seems to be turning a corner in Australia when it comes to stability of its milk supply base.

OPINION: It's hard to tell if any MPs are genuinely representing farming and the rural sector these days.

OPINION: The Howl of a Protest was generally a success, well received by the public and, surprisingly, given evenhanded coverage by most media.

Fonterra, the biggest exporter of milk powder to Sri Lanka, may have a new battle on its hands.

UK vegan and animal rights groups have failed in a bid to ban an advertising campaign promoting meat and dairy consumption as part of a balanced diet in Britain.

Sales growth of liquid milk and yogurt alternatives - especially oat - have not gone unnoticed.

OPINION: The pain continues at listed Canterbury milk processor Synlait.

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OPINION: New Zealand may be a minnow on the global stage but here’s another example how our ag sector punches…

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