Tuesday, 18 June 2019 09:55

Budget funding unveiled

Agricultural Minister Damien O’Connor claims at least 2000 farmers will be helped with on-the-ground support to lift their environmental sustainability as part of Budget 2019 funding.

Published in General News
Friday, 14 June 2019 13:55

Reversing the trend of degradation

Environment Minister David Parker recently told a Forest & Bird meeting about the Productive and Sustainable Land Use package unveiled in the Budget. Here are excerpts from his speech.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 07:54

Budget blues

Now that the circus surrounding the Budget’s release has subsided, Milking It makes the following observations about some of its contents.

Published in Milking It

Farmers are questioning why the Government’s first ‘Wellbeing budget’ has left a critical gap in its commitment to conservation.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 12:15

A couple of nice surprises for Ag

The wider agribusiness sector has nailed its share of loot in the recent Budget – with extra money for R&D, training, irrigation, animal welfare and biosecurity.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 14:09

Budget 2015 good for rural NZ

Budget 2015 is, I believe, one of the best for the primary sector since National has been in government. 

Published in Opinion

National's 2015 Budget has allocated extra funding to strengthen animal welfare systems and biosecurity.

A $10 million package over four years will bolster New Zealand's animal welfare systems, according to Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

Published in General News
Thursday, 06 November 2014 14:31

Continue to make money in the tougher times

SHEEP AND beef farmers may be doing OK at the moment, but what happens when the wind changes?

Published in Management
Friday, 16 May 2014 08:17

Budget boost for Lincoln

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY has welcomed the Government's decision to increase the level of Student Achievement Component (SAC) funding for science and agricultural based programmes.

Published in General News
Thursday, 15 May 2014 15:26

$40m for irrigation

THE BUDGET'S $40 million of new funding for irrigation projects will deliver economic and environmental benefits for New Zealand, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says.

Published in General News
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