Monday, 11 March 2019 13:09

Sheep and beef focus for 2019

Two farms from the North Island east coast and one from Central Hawkes Bay are the finalists in this year’s Ahuwhenua competition for the top Māori sheep and beef farm.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 16:22

Minister cuts short overseas visit

Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor is cutting short an overseas visit and returning home following the discovery of a new fruit fly in Auckland.

Published in General News

A medium-scale adverse event has been declared for the Tasman district, unlocking further Government support for farmers and growers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 08:55

The model is broken – Govt

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.

Published in General News

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 12:02

Primary sector exports soaring

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.

Published in General News
Monday, 10 December 2018 10:43

NAIT for sheep?

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.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 29 November 2018 09:31

Deafening silence

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.

Published in The Hound
Thursday, 15 November 2018 09:55

Top quality advice for farmers

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.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:55

DIRA out of date?

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.

Published in General News
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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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