One of New Zealand’s largest dairy farmers- the Van Leeuwen Group- has been placed into receivership.
The 33 finalists representing 11 regions in the 2021 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards have been found.
The time is right for a bottle reuse programme in New Zealand’s wine industry, says Green Bottle Project director Neil Pollett, who plans to have a machine in the country by the end of the year.
Felton Road is one of the legendary names in New Zealand wine.
Milk flow strength is a result of welcome rainfall in the middle of March, in combination with weak production comparables for last year.
About 200 people came along for a field day last week at Tunapahore B2A Incorporation, located at Torere - about a 30 minute drive from Opotiki. This was the last of the field days held by the finalists in this year's Ahuwhenua Trophy for dairy. Peter Burke reports...
Horticultural exporters, growers, food companies and industry leaders are pleading for the Government to make a plan to allow Pacific Island seasonal workers to return later this year.
Meat processor and exporter Silver Fern Farms Co-operative (SFF) claims its $32.4 million profit for the 2020 financial year - its fourth year in a row in the black - proves its strategy is working.
The country's red meat sector exports continued to hold up during February reaching $906.7 million, analysis from the Meat Industry Association (MIA) shows.
Dairy industry darling Synlait has hit troubled waters lately and its latest captain is baling out.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand wants changes made to the stock exclusion regulations the Government introduced in August 2020 - specifically the low-slope map.
Banks Peninsula's big dry is not yet an official drought, but it has "so far" cost sheep and beef farmer Mark Hutchinson somewhere in six figures.
Many parts of the east coast of the North Island - especially from Wairoa down to Central Hawke's Bay - are in a crisis state with a severe autumn drought. Peter Burke drove through the area last week and reports that streams and springs are drying up and sheep in some places are struggling to find anything green.
Concerns about the threat posed to New Zealand's trading reputation by live animal exports from this country have led to a move to shut down the trade.
Dealing with climate change and population growth have been singled out as two key factors that will determine land use in New Zealand.
Government moves to end New Zealand's live export trade will shut down a $500 million-a-year business - as well as diminish farmers' selling options and profitability.
The Government announced this morning that it will be supporting a new project with New Zealand wool carpets company Bremworth.
Meat co-operative Alliance Group’s upgraded facility in Southland has started processing beef.
Wine companies will soon be able to use artificial intelligence to count inflorescence, with a research prototype to be trialled in Marlborough later this year.
A leading forest free range farm opening in South Waikato aims to pioneer sustainable egg production in New Zealand.
Felton Road Wines is restoring native plantings on public land near its Bannockburn estate, with Winemaker Blair Walter hopeful other businesses will get on board.
Entries are open for the 2021 Fieldays Innovation Awards, that have been refined to clearly represent the innovation lifecycle, resulting in three award categories: Prototype, Early Stage, and Growth & Scale.
Export of livestock by sea will cease following a transition period of up to two years, the Government announced today.
Delving into organics and regenerative agriculture has renewed Kurt Robinson’s passion for viticulture.