Selling wine in a can is nothing especially new, it just hasn’t been embraced by wine producers, but is it time to look at canning wine as well as selling it in bottles?
With 27 million sheep in New Zealand it is not surprising that a number will end up in amongst the country’s 37,000 hectares of grapes.
FMR Group has turned its attention to the orchard industry with its new O-Series.
Two more male Queensland fruit fly have been found in Northcote, bringing the total to six.
Financially-savvy students are applying for a raft of agri-food scholarships to help cut the cost of university study.
Mind your negative language to farmers: that’s the message to rural professionals dealing with dairy farmers in the lower North Island.
Dairy farmers' equity in their farms looks to be staying flat or even declining slightly on average over the next ten years.
The dairy outlook is more rosy and positive than New Zealand producers may have been feeling about it, says US Rabobank global dairy strategist Mary Ledman.
Adding an auction in Europe should have no price impact overall on dairy prices, says Global Dairy Trade director Eric Hansen.
Spiralling expenses are the biggest concern to farmers right now, says Federated Farmers’ national dairy chair Chris Lewis.
Fitch has revised its rating outlook for Fonterra to negative from stable but reaffirmed the long term default rating as ‘A’.
The farmgate milk price could possibly rise beyond $7/kgMS in the 2019-20 season.
Miles Hurrell's confirmation as Fonterra’s chief executive has been warmly received on social media.
Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell is asking shareholders for time to turn the business around.
Sampling has been completed for the largest and most detailed study of honey bee health ever undertaken in New Zealand.
The a2 Milk Company and Fonterra are working closely through “the next wave of commercial opportunities together”.
LIC has spent $1 million to revamp its semen processing centre in the Manawatu.
Lamb prices look set to bottom out just below $7/kg as the end of the season nears, according to ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny.
The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will pay for a new ‘Rural Innovation Lab’ based at Massey University’s Palmerston North campus.
Fondly known as ‘the best day off the farm all year’, Central Districts Field Days is gearing up for its 26th event.
At least 26,000 people are expected to flock to Manfeild, Feilding this month for New Zealand’s largest regional agricultural event – Central Districts Field Days.
Seeka is spending $20 million on building a packhouse, packing machine and coolstores at its new Northland facility over the next two years.
Dairy farmers could end up paying more for the Mycoplasma bovis eradication effort if they do not endorse DairyNZ’s proposed levy.
Local solutions to local environmental problems: that’s Ireland’s plan for improving the quality of water in rivers and lakes.
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