Friday, 21 June 2019 10:55

Tags help keep track of NZ velvet

A new system is being developed for tracing tagged velvet as it moves through the supply chain.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 10 June 2019 12:55

Deer farmers set example

Central Hawke's Bay farmers Evan and Linda Potter have won the premier Elworthy Award in the deer industry’s 2019 environmental awards.

Published in Management
Thursday, 06 June 2019 07:41

NZ venison rated top quality

First Light Foods, a major exporter of venison, applauds deer farmers’ product quality, says Toni Frost, who runs the company’s venison operation.

Published in General News
Thursday, 06 June 2019 07:32

Deer sector wants better connections

While productivity on farm in the deer industry has improved, a question mark still hangs over the sector’s ability to get up to speed on sustainability and to connect better with policymakers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 08:00

Deer farmers disappointed by target

The deer sector has joined a growing chorus of farming groups – and others – describing the Government’s targets for methane reductions as unrealistic.

Published in General News

Deer Industry New Zealand is disappointed by the government’s recently announced emissions reduction targets for agriculture.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 March 2019 08:35

Deer numbers bouncing back

Farmed deer numbers, including breeding hinds and fawns, increased in 2018, says Statistics New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 12:36

Not so wild about pines

Concerns about the continued spread of wilding pines are coming from both ends of the country.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 February 2019 11:07

Warning over spread of wilding pines

Deer stalkers are concerned over the continuing spread of wilding pines.

Published in General News
Monday, 10 December 2018 10:32

Deer farmer no quitter

When 300mm of rain fell in four hours and blew out a year’s worth of environmental mitigation work, Steve Borland admits “it just about broke me”.

Published in Management
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