Displaying items by tag: USA

Monday, 17 February 2020 10:36

US farmer wins $411m in weedkiller lawsuit 

A US farmer has been awarded US$265m (NZ$411m) in a lawsuit against herbicide providers Bayer and BASF.

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Wednesday, 05 February 2020 13:28

Learnings from the mid-West

After travelling around the USA's mid-West, Pioneer forage specialist Ian Williams has five pieces of advice for NZ dairy farmers. 

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Tuesday, 10 December 2019 11:28

Genetics specialist off to US to play rugby

One of the country’s most promising young cattle judges is heading to the US to play professional rugby.

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Wednesday, 20 November 2019 07:55

US milk giant goes bung

America's biggest milk producer, Dean Foods, has filed for bankruptcy and is planning to sell assets.

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Tuesday, 19 November 2019 09:51

Mechanisation new for the US

The impetus behind developing the Klima stripper back in 2007 was a continual lack of labour during the pruning season.

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Thursday, 07 November 2019 12:27

Potential for NZ kiwifruit in US

The US could be a growth market for New Zealand kiwifruit exporters, says a Rabobank expert.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 October 2019 14:45

US exports soar

US dairy exporters keep finding new markets for cheese and dairy ingredients despite facing trade tensions.

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Wednesday, 09 October 2019 13:24

NZ concerns over US-Japan FTA

The US-JAPAN trade deal might impact on New Zealand beef, cheese and other exports to Japan and is almost certainly in breach of World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules, says a trade expert.

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Wednesday, 04 September 2019 10:55

Giant US dairy an eye-opener

A visit to a huge family-run dairy operation in the American Midwest has been “an eye-opener” for Kiwis on a recent farm tour, says leader Ross Macmillan.

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Tuesday, 03 September 2019 06:51

Trump tactics

Kiwi farmers are not the only ones nervous about their future as a result of politicians throwing them under the harvester.

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