Do the maths!

OPINION: The Hound sees Greenpeace is still demanding the demise of farming in this country.

That Guy!

OPINION: Your old mate had a bit of a giggle at current Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor's effusive praise of the primary sector, when releasing the latest MPI SOPI report late last year.

Bob Campbell

OPINION: Drinks Business magazine has reported that, after taking a bit of a hit when the pandemic first struck, fine wine rebounded in the second half of 2020 and continues to grow, hitting an all-time high in 2021.

He Waka Eke Noa has proposed two alternative options to the ETS.

OPINION: The He Waka Eka Noa partners - including Beef + Lamb NZ - have developed two emissions pricing options as alternatives to bringing agriculture into the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

Staying put

OPINION: Your canine crusader understands calls by the Waikato Chamber of Commerce for Fonterra HQ to quit its Auckland office for the dairying heartland has been rebuffed.

What's she hiding?

OPINION: This old mutt wonders what information Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's office apparently "overlooked" in briefing notes relating to Groundswell NZ.

Nice lift!

OPINION: The Hound reckons the country's hard-pressed wool growers will be pleased to know that rural banking specialist Rabobank has laid woollen carpets in its new Hamilton-based HQ.

Sour taste!

OPINION: Your old mate is astounded, but not surprised, to learn that the New Zealand Film Commission gave anti-dairy documentary Milked a $48,550 "finishing grant".

Greg Gent

OPINION: Any organisation's capital structure must align with its strategy. That is the mantra and that is something I support.

OPINION: Scientists in Ireland are going underwater to solve their dairy sector’s methane conundrum.

OPINION: National's new leader Christopher Luxon’s first speech after his elevation to the top job included one important line about the engine of the economy: “Our provincial heartland feels taken for granted. Our farmers are not villains!” he told the press gallery.

OPINION: Climate Change Minister James Shaw and his 14-strong entourage to the COP26 summit in Glasgow are back home.

OPINION: News that New Zealand taxpayers forked out nearly $50,000 for a documentary that smears the dairy industry will go down like a cup of cold sick among industry workers.

Fonterra's Amsterdam-based trade strategy and stakeholder affairs manager, Mark Casey, recently attended COP26 - the annual United Nations Convention on Climate in Glasgow. Here are his thoughts on this globally significant event and what it means for the Co-op.

OPINION: A debate has emerged in nutrient management and fertiliser advice, brought to a head by the hype about regenerative agriculture.

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge and pay tribute to our dear friend and colleague John Luxton upon his passing on 16 November 2021.

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Do the maths!

OPINION: The Hound sees Greenpeace is still demanding the demise of farming in this country.

That Guy!

OPINION: Your old mate had a bit of a giggle at current Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor's effusive praise of the…

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