Your canine crusader hears that Fonterra’s current financial woes could see the dairy co-op dumping many of its key assets.
Minister of Education Chris Hipkins concedes the timing of the Taratahi interim liquidation is tough, especially for students and staff, and he says supporting them is a top priority.
As we bid farewell to another year it’s time for the annual review of 2018 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.
The value of New Zealand’s primary sector exports is set to grow by 3.8% to a new record high over the coming year.
Bringing sheep into the NAIT (National Animal Identification and Tracing) system may be a way of getting more value out of the animals, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor claims.
Your old mate notes that Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor was — like most of his coalition government colleagues — quick to crow about his successes after a year on the treasury benches.
Timely advice from respected experts will feature in regular seminars during the two-day Effluent Expo at Mystery Creek Events Pavilion on November 27 and 28.
The Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) appears to be preventing Fonterra from effectively managing some aspects of its farmers’ environmental performance, says a discussion document from MPI.
Minister of Agriculture and Biosecurity, Damien O’Connor explains what's been done this year in government.