MPI is asking farmers to review their biosecurity practices ahead of Moving Day.

With ‘Moving Day’ just around the corner, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reminding farmers to review their biosecurity practices while moving their animals.

Biosecurity NZ’s Stuart Anderson says his organisation is closely monitoring the situation in Indonesia.

A recent outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) in Indonesia has the NZ agriculture sector and its officials on high alert.

New Zealand Farm Assurance Incorporated chair Nick Beeby.

More than 8,000 farm businesses have signed up to the New Zealand Farm Assurance (NZFAP) programme, along with growing numbers of red meat and wool companies.

Otago Regional Council will take to the skies to detect waterway pollution as winter grazing season kicks off.

The Otago Regional Council’s (ORC) annual flyover programme to detect any waterway pollution kicks off this month as the Council reminds farmers to consider consent applications.

Rabobank agricultural analyst Genevieve Steven says there are headwinds in some of our key markets – particularly China.

The coming year is looming as a defining one for New Zealand farming, according to Rabobank agricultural analyst Genevieve Steven.

Glyphosate, if used according to controls and regulations, is safe and highly beneficial.

The country's environmental regulator agency has released the public feedback it has received on the glyphosate weed killer - commonly known as Roundup.

Former Agriculture Minister Nathan Guy will take over as chair of Apiculture New Zealand in July.

Former Agriculture Minister Nathan Guy will take over as the independent chair of Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ).

North Otago farmer Jane Smith believes that the farm sector levy groups have been suckered in by the Government.

With the final He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) proposal on farm emissions expected to be presented to the Government in early June, the farming sector is at a "critical crossroads".

DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle says reducing agricultural greenhouse gas emissions "is a tough nut to crack".

"An end to generations of thoughtful stewardship of the South Island's high country" is how the newly-enacted Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill has been labelled.

ASB is rolling out more community bankers across New Zealand, providing targeted coaching and seminars to help customers with their personal finance needs.

For the first time since Covid-19 travel restrictions were implemented, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) says it will send a contingent of its leaders overseas.

The NZ Game Animal Council (GAC) welcomes the $30 million allocated in Budget 2022 to implement the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy: Deer Management and Goat Control.

National Party leader Christopher Luxon says a fresh look is needed at the primary sector to ask what problems the country is trying to solve and what sort of regulation is needed to solve such problems.

Chris Lewis, a Feds national board member and spokesman on immigration and labour issues for the past two years, will leave at its annual meeting in Auckland early July.

Outgoing Federated Farmers leader Chris Lewis believes successive governments have failed to give farmers the chance to resolve key issues facing the agriculture sector.

Two veteran NZ ploughmen have won themselves a trip to the World Ploughing Championships which is being held in Ireland in September.

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