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In for the long haul

The coronavirus epidemic is going to have a bigger impact than people think it is, according to Massey University Professor…

Southern treasure or trash?

A man who bought an opencast Southland lignite mine 18 years ago no longer sells the coal for fuel, but…

National

NZ to bend on GIs

The European Union wants New Zealand to bring in a much stricter set of rules for Geographical Indicators (GIs) on…
 

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US milk giant goes bung

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

Opinion

Getting the balance right!

OPINION: Many sunsets ago, I learnt from one of the older father figures in my life the ageless truth that,…
 

Agribusiness

Meat changes coming — report

New ideas of what equates to ‘premium’ in red meat are expected to change significantly in coming years, according to…
 

Management

DINZ ups on-farm support

Deer Industry NZ says it has beefed-up its farmer services by appointing Phil McKenzie as its new manager of farm performance.

 

Overseer in action at Lanercost

Overseer is proving valuable as a resource management and decision-making tool on Lanercost, Beef + Lamb NZ’s new farm in North Canterbury.

The law changes that will impact farming

Jane Argyle-Reed, partner in Ashburton law firm Argyle Welsh Finnigan, and her team, outline some of the recent changes in legislation that will be of interest to the rural and farming sectors.

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

 

Deals with trash in a flash

Active VMA's FAE heavy-duty trash cultivators have developed a following amongst contractors in New Zealand.

AGCO set to expand

AGCO recently announced a further expansion of its Beauvais site in France, at the Choose France summit – led by…

Motoring

Workhorse gets makeover

Like many of Toyota’s product ranges, the Hiace series has a history that dates back five decades.

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

Biased?

Your old mate was disappointed, but not surprised to see a ‘study’ out of Otago University – quoted all over…

A dilemma

Your canine crusader reckons the fiercely anti GE, but pro sustainability Green Party has a dilemma on its hands, following…

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