OPINION: Farmers are facing many more risks than ever before. Rapidly rising costs for one, but the biggest long-term risk, without a doubt, is climate change.
OPINION: A group of New Zealand farmers who collectively sold $1 million worth of cattle to a live export company in March are still waiting to be paid.
OPINION: One vet believes the threat of foot-and-mouth entering New Zealand is much higher than what authorities tell the public.
OPINION: Yet another sign has emerged that the Government's controversial Three Waters reform could be in trouble.
OPINION: A documentary maker who wrongly claims in his film that cows in New Zealand live only one quarter of their 20 year natural lifespan is rightly facing a backlash from farmers.
OPINION: The latest Federated Farmers survey of farmer confidence paints a worrying picture.
OPINION: "We are all in this waka together” which, when translated, becomes “He Waka Eke Noa”.
OPINION: This year we're marking the centenary of the New Zealand Meat Board (NZMB) and this represents a good opportunity to raise awareness and understanding of the role of the board.
OPINION: Farmer morale is at a low – unseen since the dark days of the 1980s.
OPINION: NZ's biosecurity officials and services are rightly on high alert, following a recent outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in previously FMD-free Indonesia.
OPINION: Your canine crusader notes that meat company Silver Fern Farms has undergone quite a refresh over the last few years.
OPINION: The Hound notes that Fonterra is cashing in on the curent government's largesse with taxpayer money.
OPINION: Your old mate reckons the farmer protests recently held in Holland makes the chaps at Groundswell look like saints.
OPINION: This old mutt reckons with inflation at 30-year highs and interest rates on an endless upward trajectory, Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr would be singularly focused on tackling these issues.
The recent announcement of a new New Zealand/European Union Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is good news for wine exporters.
And they're off! After nearly three years 'Zooming' around the world while grounded in New Zealand, winemakers, viticulturists and marketers are taking flight.
OPINION: An estimated 40% of food produced globally each year is wasted - totalling 2.5 billion tonnes.
OPINION: In less than three months New Zealanders will vote in the local government election.
OPINION: New Zealand's best loved brand Whittakers has launched its first 'plant-based' chocolate but it hasn't left a sweet taste in everyone's mouth.
OPINION: The heat wave that hit Europe last week has forced a rethink among UK dairy farmers who normally graze their cows outdoors in summer.
OPINION: Surging crime in New Zealand isn't confined to Auckland suburbs, it seems.
OPINION: When three senior Government ministers issue a media release on a Sunday afternoon extending cost of living support, eyebrows are rightly raised.
OPINION: New Zealand farmers have earned the right to be recognised as true world leaders in agricultural innovation.
OPINION: I trust all is good at your place and this finds you keeping well.