Final harvest data for wheat, barley and oats (milling/malting and feed) in 2020 show yields were up 17% overall across the six crops.
The government’s new freshwater laws, signed off this week, have the potential to create significant unnecessary costs for ratepayers, farmers and entire communities, Federated Farmers says.
Ravensdown has recorded a strong profit for the 2019-20 financial year.
A host of new animal welfare regulations have been approved by the Government following delays due to COVID-19.
Ballance Agri-Nutrients has confirmed a farmer rebate of $45 per tonne for the year ending 31 May 2020.
The industry association for animal health and crop protection companies has appointed a new president.
The unknown of what winter will bring is very much on the mind of the Hawkes Bay Rural Support Trust head Mike Barham.
Agricultural contractors are warning about a severe shortage of skilled machinery operators for the upcoming harvest season.
Moves by the NZ potato industry to have anti-dumping tariffs imposed on European imports could play into the hands of the EU, warns a long-time trade negotiator.
New Zealand's primary sector has added steel to the country’s economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a recently released report.
Whole milk powder (WMP) prices are now sitting above pre-Covid-19 levels and New Zealand farmers can thank a resurging Chinese economy for that.
Yet another report has been produced about trying to resurrect the country’s struggling wool sector.
Life in China is starting to get back to some semblance of normality, according to MPI’s deputy director general of China Relations.
The politicos who made the decision to get rid of the wool levy should hang their heads in shame, says Lochie MacGillivray.
Two weeks ago, many farmers in Northland were in drought recovery mode, now they are repairing fences and culverts washed away by flooding.
New Zealand appears to have Mycoplasma bovis under control.
Federated Farmers has released its election manifesto, advising the incoming government on the policies farmers want.
Our dairy industry risks being exposed to a ‘ticking time bomb’ of unethical players unlawfully passing off New Zealand-made and packed milk powder products in China as supplements for babies.
MPI says it takes the claims made by Jane Li seriously and where it has evidence that exporters are not meeting their requirements, it will take action.
Farmer co-op LIC will pay $18 million in dividends to shareholders after a strong full-year result.
New Zealand potato growers want duties imposed on frozen potato imports coming into the country from Belgium and the Netherlands.
Farmer confidence has slumped to its lowest since 2009, according to a new Federated Farmers survey.
Former Beef+Lamb chair James Parsons has been elected as chair of Wools of New Zealand (WNZ).
National’s Waikato team of David Bennett and Tim van der Molen have been spreading the party word at a series of farmer meetings around the region.