OPINION: DairyNZ is pleased by progress to improve winter grazing regulations.
OPINION: Federated Farmers joins the many council-elected representatives and citizens up and down the country urging the Government to go back to the drawing board on reform of its three waters delivery.
OPINION: Recent episodes of Fair Go have highlighted the difficulties a number of rural people have in getting access to quality, reliable broadband and how tough this makes their lives.
OPINION: Rural NZ is again getting the rough end of the stick when it comes to services - this time in relation to Covid-19 vaccinations.
OPINION: Agriculture and Trade Minister Damien O'Connor tried to keep his latest overseas jaunt secret squirrel.
OPINION: This old mutt suggests that farmers' growing discontent with Beef+Lamb NZ's performance is going to reach fever peak after its latest stunt.
OPINION: Speaking of woke, Government-owned entities that love wasting public money and producing fluffy PR pieces, the Hound sees that Landcorp - known as Pāmu - has just released its 2021 annual report.
OPINION: Your old mate notes that MPI is now trying to buy favour with agricultural journalists for its 'Fit for a Better World' (FFBW) programme.
OPINION: Rural New Zealanders and those working in the primary sector play a vital role in our response to COVID-19 and it's important they take the opportunity to get vaccinated against the virus, says Agriculture and Rural Communities Minister Damien O'Connor
OPINION: For a small milk processor, Tatua has been punching above its weight for many years.
US dairy farmers have a new threat to their business - heat waves.
The news has gone from bad to worse for a2 Milk - the company Synlait had hitched its wagon to.
Six months after welcoming a new chief executive, Maori-owned milk processor Miraka has had to start a new search for a leader.
New data from Statistics NZ shows that Canterbury had the biggest fall in agricultural emissions, down 2.7%, mainly due to a decline in livestock numbers.
OPINION: A mate from Aussie sent me a great story that had been in the press, again, over the ditch recently.
OPINION: What is simple is always wrong. What is not is unusable.
OPINION: This old mutt notes that Geoff Reid, an 'environmental activist' - whose activism appears to be limited to surreptitiously creeping around farms in Southland taking photos on the dime of Greenpeace, recently published more of his creepy farm shots.
OPINION: Your canine crusader understands members of the 'strategic groups' invoked in the Government-backed 'Fit for a Better World' programme - grandiosely labelled as: "A roadmap to accelerate the transformation of the food and fibre sector over the next 10 years" are on a pretty good wicket for not doing much.
OPINION: A mate of yours truly asks if the financial pickle that milk company Synlait currently finds itself in is a case of the people supposed to be in charge of the company taking their eyes off the ball.
OPINION: The Hound, like many in the agriculture sector, is worried about the growing increase of good farmland being lost to trees - especially carbon sinks - and the negative impact this is having on rural communities.
OPINION: Grassroots farmer protest group Groundswell has announced another national protest on November 21.
OPINION: When it comes to hedging between the world's two superpowers, the US and China, no one does it better than the New Zealand Government.
OPINION: Fonterra seems to be turning a corner in Australia when it comes to stability of its milk supply base.
OPINION: It's hard to tell if any MPs are genuinely representing farming and the rural sector these days.