If taking dust baths and rolling around in the mud are your favourite pastime, you're bound to get pretty dirty. But for New Zealand's top ranked bull, LIC's Howies Checkpoint, it is also a great reason to be treated to the full spa experience.
THE NEW Environment Minister Amy Adams believes water will be her new portfolio’s biggest single issue – one on which both sides in the water debate must retreat from extreme positions on how water is used.
Fonterra yesterday unveiled the next step in its strategy to build a high-quality, sustainable fresh local milk supply in China, announcing plans to invest $100 million to develop two new large-scale dairy farms in Hebei province.
A Bill which oversees Fonterra's farm gate milk price setting and "aims to deliver a more transparent and efficient dairy market" according to Prime Industries Minister David Carter, passed its first reading in Parliament yesterday.