Friday, 26 October 2018 08:55

Benefits of glyphosate

Glyphosate, the world’s most widely used weed killer, has extensive economic and environmental benefits for farmers, especially New Zealand’s grains industry. 

Published in Opinion
Friday, 24 August 2018 07:55

Minister stings sector

The ‘wild west’ of the primary sector is what the Minister of Agriculture Damien O'Connor calls the bee industry. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 August 2018 07:55

NZ risks being left behind

New Zealand's animal health industry is moving ahead quickly, but risks being left behind because it can’t embrace new scientific discoveries says Agcarm president Pauline Calvert.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 August 2018 07:55

Dwindling EU pest controls

Growing regulatory and political pressure for more sustainable agriculture in Europe is causing concern for local farmers. 

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 07 June 2018 14:55

NZ food safe – report

The New Zealand diet is safe and contaminants are very low, with most naturally occurring, says Agcarm in a new report.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 13:07

Population surge demands food protection

Over the next decade, the global middle class will grow from two billion to nearly five billion — an explosive rise considering the entire world population was only five billion in 1990. 

Published in Opinion

Farmers and growers contribute to the quest of eradicating global hunger by providing nutritious food. Their approach to managing pests helps maximise production with finite resources. 

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 14:55

Vaccines control disease in people, livestock

Vaccination is the most effective way to protect against life-threatening diseases such as distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus and leptospirosis that affect New Zealand animals.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 09 August 2017 11:41

4,500 years of crop protection

Like all agricultural innovations, crop protection products have evolved tremendously since their inception.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 07 April 2017 08:55

Sound science needed in policy making

New Zealand's strong export focus is unusual because our GDP relies heavily on our primary industries and export markets.

Published in Opinion
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Pull your heads in

The Hound was disappointed but not surprised to see the multi-national, tax-dodging environmental group Greenpeace have another crack at NZers…

Unfortunate timing

Your old mate reckons Fonterra is not the only dairy company in NZ now under pressure.

 
 

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