New Zealanders are being offered a ‘living wage’ of $22.10/hour to pick and pack kiwifruit this season.
New Zealand's meat processing and exporting industry is calling on the Government to prioritise its workforce for Covid-19 vaccinations.
Lochie MacGillivray says Hawke's Bay needs more rain in the next couple of weeks or there is a risk of the region slipping back into drought conditions.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says the Māori business sector is unrecognised, underappreciated and its potential is only now just starting to be known.
Andrew Morrison, New Zealand Meat Board chair, has defended the move by Beef+Lamb NZ (BLNZ) directors to sack an independent committee established to set director remuneration.
Andrew Morrison says farmers will ultimately have the final say on whether or not a controversial move to increase both Beef+Lamb NZ (BLNZ) and New Zealand Meat Board (NZMB) director fees goes ahead.
Fonterra says there is a genuine understanding among farmer shareholders about the global demand for sustainably produced dairy.
Improved market conditions for venison are expected for the 2021 season, according to industry body Deer Industry NZ (DINZ).
MPI boss Ray Smith says with the advent of the climate change proposals and the new essential fresh water regulations, MPI is gearing itself up to help farmers deal with these matters by getting more staff out into the field.
Alliance Group is investing $16 million in a fully integrated storage and warehouse management system (WMS) for frozen products at its Lorneville plant near Invercargill.
Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) say they are joining the fight against Ovarian Cancer.
Dealing with the outfall from Covid-19 is one of the top priorities in the coming year for Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) boss Ray Smith.
Failure to follow directives not to move stock because of the Mycoplasma bovis threat and breaking NAIT rules has landed a South Canterbury farmer with a $21,000 fine.
New Zealand's wool industry might not be sustainable, says the chairman of Campaign for Wool NZ.
An $8-plus milk price for Fonterra farmers this season could be on the cards.
Beef+Lamb NZ directors can expect a grilling at its annual meeting in Invercargill on March 17 over their decision to award themselves a hefty pay rise.
Cooperative Business New Zealand (CBNZ) has expanded its governance training offering this year.
New Zealand exported red meat and co-products worth $738.3 million in January 2021, according to an analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA).
Massey University’s School of Veterinary Science has entered the global top 20 in the latest QS World University Rankings.
Fonterra has lifted its forecast farmgate milk price, hot on the heels of a huge leap in global dairy prices.
To ensure continuity in the supply chain, the road freight industry needs to know when truck drivers will receive the Covid-19 vaccine, says Road Transport Forum (RTF) chief executive Nick Leggett.
IrrigationNZ has submitted feedback on the Water Services Bill this week to seek protection of small drinking water users in rural areas.
Fonterra’s reliable supply chain and strong demand from China and South East Asia are helping drive dairy prices up, says co-op chief executive Miles Hurrell.
Taranaki sharemilker Shaun Eichstaedt was the first New Zealander to replace traditional antibiotic dry cow therapy (DCT) with a high-strength probiotic.