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New Ravensdown director

Taranaki farmer and former Ravensdown employee, Mike Davey has been elected to the co-op’s board.

National

$8 still on the cards

Farmgate milk price forecasts continue to fluctuate despite a rise in the last Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction.

World

Still waiting

British and New Zealand trade negotiators are burning the midnight oil in a bid to get a free trade agreement between the two countries.

UK FTA hits crucial period

What happens in the next few weeks will be critical for New Zealand to secure a free trade agreement (FTA) with the UK.

NZ and Ireland farming's GHG battle

A top climate change policy advisor to the Irish government says Ireland and New Zealand should become close allies to combat the negative narrative against the dairy industry. Peter Burke reports.

Mission impossible

Agriculture and Trade Minister Damien O'Connor is off to Europe soon to try and breathe some life into free trade talks between NZ and the UK, and NZ and the European Union.

Opinion

Editorial: Ball dropped!

OPINION: For more than a year now the primary sector has been crying out for changed around immigration settings to…

Agribusiness

Wait on RMA reforms - Feds

Federated Farmers is urging the Government not to try and push through radical reforms of the Resource Management Act (RMA)…

NZ beef demand to remain strong

Good spring Despite significant turbulence in global beef markets, pricing for New Zealand beef remains strong and local producers are…

Management

Thinking 100 years ahead

The couple behind one of New Zealand's most sustainable farms are challenging other farmers to think three or four generations into the future when making decisions.

Farm planning at the core

"There's no hanging round with this group," says Red Meat Profit Partnership Action Group facilitator Rob Macnab. "They know what they want to do and out role is to help make that happen."

Change of guard for Deer QA

The deer industry says it is reinforcing its commitment to animal welfare with the appointment of a leading specialist in farm animal welfare.

Farmers living the dream

'ToViewADream Farming' was started 16 years ago by farmer Dion Kilmister and it's been living up to its name ever since.

Farm Health

Milk-based replacers better

Recently published research suggests that farmers should avoid feeding milk replacers with vegetable proteins and fats to lambs in their…

Tailing - get it right

With docking - or tailing - underway in many areas, Beef+Lamb New Zealand is reminding farmers about the new tail…

Methane inhibitor shows results

A feed additive that reduces methane emissions in ruminants is poised for commercial launch in Australia - making it one…

Machinery & Products

Making lamb marking easy

Designed by a sheep and beef farmer, Vetmarkers are made in New Zealand and sold around the world.

A big tractor needed

German cultivation and seeding manufacturer Amazone has launched a new semimounted plough range, suitable for tractors in the 400hp class.

Motoring

Safari on a Trek to NZ

Exclusive to the New Zealand market and available in limited supply, the Suzuki Jimny Safari adds to an already versatile…

Outback now in its 25th year

Now in its 25th year, and sixth edition, the 2021 Subaru’s Outback wagon was recently launched in New Zealand. 

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The Hound

Murky waters

OPINION: Your canine crusader knows there is a great deal of unease - especially in rural NZ - about the…

Who?

OPINION: The refusal of both Damien O'Connor and PM Jacinda Ardern to release some of the correspondence they received about…

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