About 250 new employees have already bolstered the kiwifruit industry’s worker shortage.
Salad is having its day in the market, says LeaderBrand.
Zespri says it’s excited about another strong season shaping up for the kiwifruit industry.
Ready-to-eat salads are proving a hit with the leading horticultural producer LeaderBrand Produce Ltd.
Open Country Dairy is the first anchor tenant in the Ports of Auckland (PoAL) regional freight hub that formally opened on April 30 at Northgate Business Park at Horotiu just north of Hamilton.
The infant formula industry has acted “with great responsibility and integrity” by revising its marketing code of practice, says the Infant Nutrition Council (INC) chief executive Jan Carey.
Negotiations this week in Wellington are expected to further advance a free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the European Union (EU).
Taranaki seems to be bucking the trend in sales of dairy farms nationwide, and it may be due to sharemilkers.
The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index rose just 0.4% last week, but positive indicators will maintain market optimism for the new season, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.
Ashburton District mayor Donna Favel says a new group is being formed to help bring together the council and local agricultural and health authorities in response to MPI’s ‘surge’ in the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme.
South Canterbury processor Synlait is throwing its support behind the government’s “bold’ Zero Carbon Bill.
Fonterra says the Government's new methane target is very ambitious and will need hefty spending on R&D to give farmers the solutions they need to achieve.
Working for a Māori corporation with its values of caring for land and people was a big drawcard for 2019 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year Trish Rankin.
Farmer reaction is mixed to the Government’s Zero Carbon Amendment Bill introduced into Parliament last week.
Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven believes animal numbers would have to be effectively halved to meet the 2050 target set by the Government's new Zero Carbon Amendment Bill.
Only by culling cows would New Zealand achieve the methane emission targets set by the Government unless there was a major breakthrough in science, says Federated Farmers national vice-president Andrew Hoggard.
Northland sharemilkers Colin and Isabella Beazley won the 2019 New Zealand Share Farmers of the Year on Saturday night at the NZ Dairy Industry Awards.
Proposed law changes to further improve the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme were unveiled last month by Minister for Biosecurity Damien O’Connor.
New Zealand’s iconic ice cream company, Tip Top is changing hands.
Myrtle rust has been detected for the first time on the West Coast on a young pōhutukawa plant, Biosecurity NZ confirmed today.
Deer Industry New Zealand is disappointed by the government’s recently announced emissions reduction targets for agriculture.
With winter fast approaching, Bay of Plenty Regional Council is again reminding rural landowners of the requirements to protect the region’s stopbanks from the effects of stock and overgrazing.
South Canterbury milk processor Synlait says it remains committed to a new nutritional powder plant in the North Island despite a legal setback.
A “one of a kind” Jersey bull, Okura Integrity, has been inducted into the LIC Hall of Fame.
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