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Keeping your farm protected

Biosecurity isn't just about border control at the airport or ports, writes Nita Harding, DairyNZ technical policy advisor.

National

Primary sector no more

The Primary Sector Council believes it’s no longer appropriate to refer to “the primary sector”.
 

World

US milk giant goes bung

America's biggest milk producer, Dean Foods, has filed for bankruptcy and is planning to sell assets.

 

No luck for Irish contractors

Ireland, often a source of skilled farm machinery operators for rural contractors in New Zealand, is facing even worse driver shortages than NZ.

Fines for farm invaders

Animal rights activists entering Queensland farms without permission now face being fined.

Opinion

 

Agribusiness

 

NZ needs a better story

New Zealand needs to do a better job of telling its story in India, said a speaker at a New…

Making it OK to ask for help

Meat processing company Alliance has started an employee support programme aimed at getting colleagues to look after each other and…

Like father, like son

Competing in the livestock contests at the New Zealand Agricultural Show is not for the faint-hearted.

Management

 

Farm Health

Keeping your farm protected

Biosecurity isn't just about border control at the airport or ports, writes Nita Harding, DairyNZ technical policy advisor.

Machinery & Products

 

Hoeing the line

Amazone has reintroduced mechanical hoes to its cultivation line-up, as part of its integrated “plant protection” offering.

Motoring

New wagon a little different

Subaru's latest SUV offering fills a need for drivers looking for something smaller and a little more potent than your…

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Appropriate

Your canine crusader reckons it is ironic – and highly appropriate – that Shane Jones’ $3 billion electoral slush fund…

Funny names

Over the years, a mate of the Hound’s has always been quick to point out to him people in roles…

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