A report from ANZ suggests overall demand for sheepmeat is subdued.

A report by the ANZ bank paints a somewhat sombre picture for sheepmeat in the coming year and mirrors a similar prediction in MPI’s Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries report (SOPI) published in December.

 
 
Waikato Regional Council officer inspecting extent of over application of effluent.

Waikato Regional Council is urging farmers to be vigilant after seven separate court cases found farmers to have unlawfully discharged farm effluent into the environment.

Alliance chair Murray Taggart says following the company's annual returns it is now in a position to repay the remaining balance of the wage subsidy.

After being dogged by claims about its entitlement to the wage subsidy, the country’s largest meat processor will now fully pay it back.

MPI is telling farmers to get up to speed with animal welfare regulations.

MPI is warning sheep farmers to get up to speed with new animal welfare regulations relating to the docking of sheep which come into force at the end of May. 

Late last year, Farmlands chief executive Peter Reidie announced he’d resigned to take on a new job heading up Sanfords – New Zealand’s largest fishing company.

New Zealand agriculture doesn't need "the latest fad from America," according to New Zealand Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science (NZIAHS) president, Jon Hickford.

Contingency planning by the New Zealand meat industry appears to have paid off as Brexit took effect on January 1.

Applications are open for young New Zealand chefs to plate up their best beef and lamb dishes in the hope of becoming the very first Beef + Lamb Young Ambassador Chef.

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