Maternal aggression may be behind many attacks on humans by cows, say two overseas animal experts.
He’s only been in the job a month or so, but already Ray Smith has been on the road meeting staff and stakeholders and rapidly coming to grips with his new role.
Primary sectors will have a good start to 2019, with horticulture the likely star performer for the year.
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.
MPI has filed charges against an individual after receiving a video in June this year of a Northland sharemilker hitting cows with a pipe and other objects.
The ‘big thing’ in employing farm staff is to invest in them, says Dunsandel farmer Michael Woodward.
The impact of weather and increasing costs are the two major reasons behind a drop in Marlborough growers’ profit before tax.
The New Zealand Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa (NZWAC) is welcoming the mandatory review of its governing legislation, the Walking Access Act 2008.
The best primary sector employers were named at the MPI AGMARDT Primary Industries Good Employer Awards.
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.