Fieldays is once again living up to its reputation as an amazing meeting place for those in the agri sector and those who are just curious to see what’s happening on the land.

Fieldays is once again living up to its reputation as an amazing meeting place for those in the agri sector and those who are just curious to see what’s happening on the land.

 
The word relationship at Fieldays is really important and means many things to many people.

For many, the National Agricultural Fieldays is about the hard sell, the order book, the new lead, the prospect of a deal of a lifetime. It’s about striking that special relationship between a willing buyer and a willing seller.

Jim Mulhern.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can no longer ignore the growing demand that it enforces its own regulations against fake dairy foods.

 
Jacqueline Rowarth.

The nostalgia button is being pushed with releases of chocolate bar flavours from the past, milk in traditional glass bottles and constant references to food “as it was meant to be”.

Asleep at the wheel?

The Hound hears that the jokes were on PM Bill English who was in fine form at the recent Ahuwhenua Trophy awards in Whangarei.

Go South

What is it with Massey University academics and their hatred of agriculture? 

Say what?

Your old mate reckons a fine example of ‘political correctness gone mad’ is seen in a decision by the Otago Regional Council (ORC) not to use the term ‘gypsy day’ again, after it was criticised as offensive.

Philip Gregan.

Recently there has been considerable media coverage of the news that New Zealand wine has become the number three imported wine into the US, with only France and Italy ahead of us.

Cheese lovers can breathe easy. Cheese, milk, and yogurt have been labelled ‘drugs’ of the food world. But are they truly so bad?

An ambulance service for cattle has begun in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state in a bid to protect animals sacred to the country’s majority Hindu community.

More 'girls' will be joining the herd on the streets of Morrinsville, including a new mega-cow -- all new arrivals in the town’s Herd of Cows street art project.

Farmers using drones to monitor their farms may have a new challenge -- eagles.

The recent release of the progress report on the last three years of the Sustainable Dairying Water Accord has sparked all the naysayers of the dairy industry into another series of spiteful attacks on farmers.

 

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