Cellphone black spots and a lack of internet broadband is putting lives at risk in rural communities, claims a rural health advocate.
Registrations are now open for a new global food integrity conference to be held in Auckland on July 13-14.
An outbreak of facial eczema (FE) on the West Coast is driving home the need for FE-tolerant genetics, according to a farmer.
Researchers are about to begin looking at how to gain the health benefits of drinking raw milk without risking the pitfalls.
The global market for probiotics is an estimated $54 billion per annum, says Dr James Dekker, Fonterra's senior research scientist probiotics.
Dairy farmers Neil and Glenda Gray are ready to swap the paddock for the tarmac as they prepare for the Farmstrong Fit4Farming Cycle Tour.