The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Fuel costs are a hot topic everywhere, added to the rising costs of compliance and licensing. Here are some tips on how to reduce fuel consumption and lower costs for rural businesses.
The Commerce Commission is to begin their first market study of the retail fuel market, with the final report due in a year’s time.
With the silly, busy season about to happen – and with margins tighter than ever – it might be worth considering a few salient points to save fuel in the trusty farm tractor.
While the modern farm tractor runs almost exclusively on a diet of diesel, over the years we have seen derivatives running on bio-diesel and one unit out of Germany that ran on pure rapeseed oil (Canola).