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Rain eases drought worries

Farmers on the lower east coast of the North Island have welcomed heavy rains, which have fallen in the last…

New chair for Ballance

Former Fonterra Shareholder Council chairman Duncan Coull has been elected as the new chair for Fertiliser co-operative Ballance Agri-Nutrients.

National

Beef+Lamb AGM now online

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Ltd (B+LNZ) says it will now be holding its annual meeting online, via a livestream,…
 

Change of tune needed

OPINION: It has been some weeks since we have had to face the ideological rhetoric, in any quantity, that has…

World

 
 

Opinion

Tightened US rules an opportunity

OPINION: The updated US Department of Agriculture (USDA) rule for “grass-fed” or “pasture-fed” milk or meat is very restrictive.

Proper water strategy vital

A long-term strategy is required for water storage, explains Todd Muller, National’s agriculture spokesman.
 

COVID-19: We’ve got this!

OPINION: Amidst the coronavirus upheaval, one thing is certain – agriculture will see the NZ economy through.

Agribusiness

NZ agritech builds relationships

Building relationships with other Kiwi agtech leaders and innovators was a surprising outcome for some attending the high-profile evokeAG event…
 

Beef group aims to be big player

New Zealand farmers stand out for their willingness to innovate, says the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef executive director, Ruaraidh…

Management

Energy farm to trial zero carbon solutions

Lincoln University has unveiled plans for what is expected to be a globally-unique Energy Demonstration Farm to help the primary sector meet its future zero-carbon obligations.

 

Demand for better water quality grows

Public attitudes on environmental issues are driving policy, according to the director of the Farmed Landscapes Research Centre (FLRC) at Massey University.

Farm Health

Treat milk area like a kitchen

Strict hygiene standards on dairy farms will be an important part of long-term export market protection, say award-winning Waikato farmers…

Machinery & Products

Cab with a view

KUHN's VISIOSPACE cab offers the largest window surface area and best field of vision on the market.
 

Motoring

The last of the Sports Cats

The launch of the Series 2 HSV SportsCat was an endorsement of the risky decision to take the performance brand…

Workhorse gets makeover

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

Navara’s mid-life make over

Midway through its product life cycle the Nissan Navara has had a cosmetic makeover and some upgraded technology.

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

Flying high

This old mutt would like to know how the sanctimonious Green Party and its MPs can continue to lecture everyone…

Put it down

Your canine crusader notes that the woke folk at Landcorp – sorry Pāmu – were recently crowing about recording a…

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New farming rules around sustainability are driving elderly farmers out of the dairy industry, says agri-economist Phil Journeaux.