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Wednesday, 11 December 2019 08:55

Making change for the better

OPINION: Farmers are change adaptive, we can make change for the better.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 13:49

Action needed now — Editorial

OPINION: Houston - or more correctly Wellington – we have a problem.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 07:55

The reality of technology

As the apple industry faces a labour crisis, there is a lot of talk about technology playing a role in harvesting crops.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 09:55

‘Useful’ recruitment tool

Employers say a Government-backed free website, Work the Seasons, is becoming a useful part of their seasonal recruitment toolbox.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 November 2019 09:55

More RSE workers still needed

HortNZ says the Government is moving in the right direction with its increase in recognised seasonal employers (RSE) workers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 10:55

Back to school for farmers – to teach!

Farmers and others in the agri sector need to speak at schools if New Zealand is to get more young people choosing agri careers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 10:55

Eyeing up ag’s opportunities

In an electronic world, getting teenagers interested in careers in agriculture or horticulture is an uphill struggle.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 October 2019 11:41

App junks job sheet jumble

A new task management system allows farmers and agricultural contractors to keep track of job and time records with an app, helping reduce mistakes and saving time.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 12:55

Work visa changes welcomed

Regional New Zealand will benefit most from changes to employer assisted visa settings, says BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 September 2019 11:35

Sector aims to train Kiwis

The tractor and machinery industry is welcoming a challenge by the Minister of Agriculture to train New Zealanders rather than continue relying on seasonal migrant workers.

Published in Machinery & Products
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