A host of new animal welfare regulations have been approved by the Government following delays due to COVID-19.
Ballance Agri-Nutrients has confirmed a farmer rebate of $45 per tonne for the year ending 31 May 2020.
The industry association for animal health and crop protection companies has appointed a new president.
New Zealand's primary sector has added steel to the country’s economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a recently released report.
The unknown of what winter will bring is very much on the mind of the Hawkes Bay Rural Support Trust head Mike Barham.
Agricultural contractors are warning about a severe shortage of skilled machinery operators for the upcoming harvest season.
Moves by the NZ potato industry to have anti-dumping tariffs imposed on European imports could play into the hands of the EU, warns a long-time trade negotiator.
New Zealand potato growers want duties imposed on frozen potato imports coming into the country from Belgium and the Netherlands.
Whole milk powder (WMP) prices are now sitting above pre-Covid-19 levels and New Zealand farmers can thank a resurging Chinese economy for that.
Farmer co-op LIC will pay $18 million in dividends to shareholders after a strong full-year result.
Yet another report has been produced about trying to resurrect the country’s struggling wool sector.
The politicos who made the decision to get rid of the wool levy should hang their heads in shame, says Lochie MacGillivray.
New Zealand appears to have Mycoplasma bovis under control.
Life in China is starting to get back to some semblance of normality, according to MPI’s deputy director general of China Relations.
Two weeks ago, many farmers in Northland were in drought recovery mode, now they are repairing fences and culverts washed away by flooding.
Federated Farmers has released its election manifesto, advising the incoming government on the policies farmers want.
Our dairy industry risks being exposed to a ‘ticking time bomb’ of unethical players unlawfully passing off New Zealand-made and packed milk powder products in China as supplements for babies.
MPI says it takes the claims made by Jane Li seriously and where it has evidence that exporters are not meeting their requirements, it will take action.
Parliament has removed the open entry and exit provisions of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Bill (DIRA).
Farmer confidence has slumped to its lowest since 2009, according to a new Federated Farmers survey.
Former Beef+Lamb chair James Parsons has been elected as chair of Wools of New Zealand (WNZ).
Dairy farmers can breathe a sigh of relief this morning.
The goal of Māori-owned dairy company Miraka, near Taupo, is to become the most sustainable dairy company in the world.
Open Country Dairy (OCD) is donating 11 tonnes of milk powder for distribution to the poor and needy.