The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is urging leaders from G20 countries to take measures to keep global food systems working well.
Prolonged dry conditions in rural Australia are taking a toll on its national sheep flock.
A trend is emerging of farmers posting on YouTube to make money — but just how worthwhile are the returns?
The UK has recorded its first trade surplus for dairy.
The last day of an agricultural show which saw more than half a million visitors had to be cancelled due to Covid-19.
Australian agricultural production is forecast to remain high, despite bushfires and prolonged drought.
UK Environment Secretary, George Eustice has an unusual solution to improving the environment: paying farmers to retire.
A UK farmer has smashed a world record – for selling her sheepdog at an astonishing price.
They help prevent flooding and drought by building leaky dams, but UK farmers are concerned about their reintroduction.
A US farmer has been awarded US$265m (NZ$411m) in a lawsuit against herbicide providers Bayer and BASF.
Thousands of UK students have successfully fought a beef-ban aimed at reducing their university’s carbon footprint.
America's biggest milk producer, Dean Foods, has filed for bankruptcy and is planning to sell assets.
Fonterra has told its Australian farmer suppliers that it remains committed to that market.
Ireland, often a source of skilled farm machinery operators for rural contractors in New Zealand, is facing even worse driver shortages than NZ.
Animal rights activists entering Queensland farms without permission now face being fined.
Australia's last surviving iconic dairy cooperative, Norco, says it’s getting enquiries daily from farmers wanting to supply it milk.
“On a knife-edge,” is how NZ’s former high commissioner to London, Sir Lockwood Smith, describes the British government’s EU exit plans.
The Irish sure know how to throw a good party, as experienced last month at the National Ploughing Association event at Screggan, County Offaly, Ireland.
Britain should hold a second referendum on Brexit to make sure the British people fully understand what they will be in for when the UK leaves the European Union (EU) in six months.
New Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s first trip in the top job was to a drought-stricken farm in Queensland.
Farmers in Northern Europe – especially the UK and Ireland – are facing a crisis as drought forces them to sell stock early while they struggle to adequately feed animals remaining.
Analysts fear that up to 25% of Britain’s farms will be at risk of bankruptcy if farm subsidies aren’t guaranteed by the government post-Brexit.
Australian farmers are unhappy with the US Government’s US$12 billion in new subsidies to farmers caught up in trade wars triggered by President Trump.
Drought-stricken New South Wales farmers are welcoming an extra A$500 million in state government aid. 99% of the state is now in drought.
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