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Changing the definitions of GM

The gene editing tool CRISPR is set to change our definitions of genetic modification (GM), says Peter Landon-Lane, chief executive…

Manuka claims damaging to industry

Speculation in the media concerning the integrity of manuka honey risks damaging its export market and undermining the value proposition…

National

Sod-turning for new MPI centre

The first sod was turned today ahead of construction on a new multi-purpose facility for the Ministry for Primary Industries…

Something to celebrate

Cheviot has had its fair share of publicity thanks to the ongoing drought, but now the town is gearing up…

World

Vets’ status under Brexit cloud

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging UK governments to protect the status of EU veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who are currently living and working in the UK.

 

Farmers march on London

At least 2000 farmers marched in London last month to pressure the Government to do more to address Britain's agricultural crisis.

UK farmers fear leaving EU

Leaving the European Union would put the UK's access to vital farm subsidies and free market trade at risk, prominent British farm leaders are warning.

Opinion

Agribusiness

Macleod leaves Shanghai

Andy Macleod, the chief executive of the Chinese-owned Pengxin New Zealand Farm Group, resigned earlier this month.

Management

Changing the definitions of GM

The gene editing tool CRISPR is set to change our definitions of genetic modification (GM), says Peter Landon-Lane, chief executive of Plant and Food Research.

 

Farmers helping farmers in Northland

A new Northland farming initiative, Extension 350, in which cluster farms will share knowledge, will officially start on June 1 next year, says chairman Ken Hames.

Farm Health

Machinery & Products

 

Comfort and capability

The concept of a multipurpose side-by-side has been well accepted by farmers and landowners who see major advantages over the…

Claas pumping the volume

In this 50th anniversary year of Claas building loader wagons at its Salgau plant in Germany, the company's latest Cargos…

Motoring

Keep it all under cover

A new, easy-to-use cover for utes that doesn't require holes drilled into the bodywork will be taking pride of place…

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The Hound

Winning friends

Your canine crusader notes his old mates at fishing lobby Bitch & Complain (Fish & Game) are living up to…

Wogistan?

The Hound was astounded to learn that NZ First has more than one MP – extra to the member for…

 

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Markets

Wool market firm

Wool market firm

The South Island auction comprising 4900 bales had a 74% clearance with most types remaining stable.

Rural Life

Ozone in the vineyard

The word ozone conjures up images of big holes in the atmosphere, stronger UV light, the risk of severe sunburn…

Drones versus birds

Drones may soon be joining the armoury of weapons used to scare birds away from ripening grapes  after a trial…