The world slowly woke up to New Zealand Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc in the 1980s.
I wrote four COVID-19 story intros in a week, before realising it was a fool’s game.
The Government's Organic Bill has passed its first reading and public consultation has begun.
The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society, a lobby defending animals used in science has turned its attention to Lincoln University.
On the topic of milk supply…..New Zealanders may not need to freeze milk.
The panic buying witnessed in supermarkets all over the world has seen essentials such as milk, bread and eggs flying off the shelves.
The COVID-19 outbreak in New Zealand has created a sharp increase in demand for farm workers.
OPINION: The updated US Department of Agriculture (USDA) rule for “grass-fed” or “pasture-fed” milk or meat is very restrictive.
A long-term strategy is required for water storage, explains Todd Muller, National’s agriculture spokesman.
This old mutt would like to know how the sanctimonious Green Party and its MPs can continue to lecture everyone about the evils of climate change and how we all have to act now to save the world?
Your canine crusader notes that the woke folk at Landcorp – sorry Pāmu – were recently crowing about recording a net profit after tax of $68 million for the half-year ended 31 December 2019.
The Hound reckons news that an Austrian billionaire has been granted consent to purchase an $8m Hill Country farm, is living proof that the NZ First’s billion tree policy is a disaster for farming in this country.
Amidst the coronavirus upheaval, one thing is certain – agriculture will see our economy through.
OPINION: Amidst the coronavirus upheaval, one thing is certain – agriculture will see the NZ economy through.
OPINION: In March, the first national dairy-free milk delivery service will be coming to British doorsteps, a clear sign that veganism is on the rise in the United Kingdom.
Farmers in Australia are experimenting with adding seaweed to cattle feed in order to stop cows producing as much methane.
Still on things green. The world’s biggest dairy processor Nestle is launching plant-based versions of some of its most-loved global brands.
OPINION: Kermit the Frog was the first sing “it’s not easy being green”. Now the Muppets in the Green Party are finding out how true that is.
OPINION: The word uncertainty has taken on a new meaning for farmers in the past six months.
OPINION: Despite what DairyNZ says, increasing production per cow or hectare can help to dilute costs and increase profitability.
Your old mate has always suspected that the multi-national, environmental fundamentalist, farming hating lobby group Greenpeace is effectively a glorified fund-raising arm of the fundamentalist, farmer hating Green Party in this country.
This old mutt reckons those politicians, policy makers and lobbyists hell-bent on turning the country into one big pine plantation – in a madcap effort to reduce NZ’s 0.17% of the world’s carbon emissions – should take a look at what is currently happening to log exports.
The Hound hears Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor recently had a crack at the banks, calling them “fair weather friends” of the farming sector who are currently putting undue pressure on the rural sector.
Farmer's Chaplain columnist, Colin Miller on the importance of slowing down.