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Tree protest this week

The protest group ‘50 Shades of Green’ is organising a march on Parliament this week to try and stop good…

Like father, like son

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

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National

More RSE workers still needed

HortNZ says the Government is moving in the right direction with its increase in recognised seasonal employers (RSE) workers.
 

World

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.

Where to for the UK?

“On a knife-edge,” is how NZ’s former high commissioner to London, Sir Lockwood Smith, describes the British government’s EU exit plans.

Opinion

Saving us from ourselves

OPINION: The Government's policy to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand is working directly against the goals of…
 

Agribusiness

Like father, like son

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

Management

Lights, camera, action on sheep!

Remote sensing cameras and GPS are being used by Massey University researchers to see what, if any, damage sheep cause to waterways in the hill country.

Farmer group is all action

Firing up effective farm health and safety plans is helping King Country farmers who joined a Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Group based around Ongarue.

 

Farm Health

Dairy welfare code revamped

The code of welfare for dairy cattle has been amended to address behavioural needs and off-paddock systems, says the National…

Machinery & Products

Innovation gongs for NH

New Holland Agriculture has picked up three silver medals in the Innovation Awards at the upcoming Agritechnica, November 10 to…

Techy tyres tackle troubles

Tyre maker Nokian is set to bring digital technology to those black, round items at the corner of your machine.
 

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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The Hound

Job hunting?

A mate of the Hound reckons outgoing special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen, who is due to finish his current…

Hot air?

With the Government wanting to implement huge costs on the livestock farming sector by making New Zealand the only country…

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Fonterra lifts milk price

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Collaboration increases capability

Initially designed to assist fertiliser spreading trucks operating on steep New Zealand hill country, TracMap’s GPS guidance and job management…