Given the brown mamorated stink bug (BMSB) is now the industry’s most unwanted pest, organisations are looking at ways of dealing with a potential incursion.
West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne is the new Federated Farmers’ national president- becoming the first woman in the Federation’s history to hold the presidency.
Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins says the overnight dairy auction delivered good and bad news.
The outcome of the British election is not likely to have any major impact on New Zealand’s negotiations for a free trade agreement, says trade expert Stephen Jacobi.
This year's Queen’s Birthday Honours had 13 rural people making the list for their outstanding achievements and contributions.
DairyNZ says proposed new rules on migrant workers will make it harder to employ and retain good staff.
The Government needs to ensure we get more agricultural trade with the European Union in any potential free trade agreement – but don’t expect completely free trade, says expert Stephen Jacobi.
Hundreds of dairy farmers have secured their place at next week’s premier dairy forum.
Never mind the bricks and mortar, the Lincoln Hub is now open for business, says its recently appointed chief executive Toni Laming.
Developing truly NZ cuisine, creating innovative food products and getting up close to our customers: these were the standout themes in the KPMG Agribusiness Agenda released last week at Fieldays.
Lincoln University says its finances are back on track, with its first operating surplus in a decade.
Ireland's new in NZ, Breandan O Caollai, says his country will actively support any plans by NZ to gain a free trade agreement with the EU.
National Fieldays this year stepped up to a new level, with people who’ve long known the event saying it was among the best of recent times.
A science project looking at manuka genetics, underway for some time, now may be useful in protecting the manuka species from myrtle rust.
Waikato landowners are being warned to understand their requirements under the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1.
A rise in dairy, forestry and horticultural exports spearhead the way for a big rise in the value of primary exports through to 2021, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) latest Situation and Outlook report.
Mandatory country of origin labelling (MCoOL) can often be used as a measure that raises doubts about imports, says Beef+Lamb NZ chief executive Sam McIvor.
Recent attacks on farmers are deeply unfair, says the Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy.
New Zealand now has a rural/urban chasm rather than a gap, according to the KPMG Agribusiness Agenda released last week at Fieldays.
By 2021, New Zealand dairying will again be enjoying times like the halcyon days of 2014, says MPI’s latest SOPI report.
The only certainty for dairy farming is that the future for every farmer in New Zealand will be different from the realities they face today.
The speakers lined up for New Zealand’s premier dairy conference at Lincoln University from June 26 to 28 suggest this year’s event is not to be missed.
Brassica fed to cow has been blamed for the poor taste of some batches of Fonterra’s Anchor blue top milk.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has congratulated the National Fieldays Society for another successful event at Mystery Creek in Waikato.
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