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Budget 2020 hasn’t provided anything of note for the primary sector at a time when it is leading our nation’s rebuild, National’s Agriculture spokesperson Todd Muller says.

Published in General News

Budget 2020 makes major investments in the primary sector that will support more than 10,000 people into jobs, claims Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News

OPINION: In the cities people are clambering over each other to get the first Big Mac or piece of deep-fried chicken, not to mention a ‘real’ coffee.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 14 May 2020 10:42

Online auction goes well

A first on-farm clearing sale using a hybrid auction platform delivered a “fantastic result” for Galatea farmers Shaun and Kelly Bicknell.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 May 2020 09:57

Future is zooming away

The COVID-19 pandemic may change the way farmers attend discussions long term, according to DairyNZ.

Published in General News

A new campaign to boost online sales of New Zealand lamb in China is being launched in a joint initiative by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and leading food company Alliance Group.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 09:02

Animals and drought remain top priority

Dealing with the drought and animal welfare is more concerning to dairy farmers than COVID-19 according to DairyNZ chief executive, Dr Tim Mackle.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 09:51

Times, they are a-changin’

Pioneer forage specialist, Ian Williams on the many things that won’t change for agriculture through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 09:45

Making right calls never been harder

Decision making around dry off in spring calving herds has just got a whole lot tougher.

Published in Farm Health

Dr Jacqueline Rowarth on how the agriculture and horticulture sectors are supporting New Zealand through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Opinion

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