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Oz farmers need support

Australian dairy farmers need support to stay farming as bush fire destruction comes on top of drought woes, says an…

Opinion

Getting the balance right!

OPINION: Many sunsets ago, I learnt from one of the older father figures in my life the ageless truth that,…
 

Agribusiness

Meat changes coming — report

New ideas of what equates to ‘premium’ in red meat are expected to change significantly in coming years, according to…
 

Joining commodity producers online

The time is right for new initiatives in providing greater business-to-business engagement through the use of a digital marketplace, says…

Management

DINZ ups on-farm support

Deer Industry NZ says it has beefed-up its farmer services by appointing Phil McKenzie as its new manager of farm performance.

 

Overseer in action at Lanercost

Overseer is proving valuable as a resource management and decision-making tool on Lanercost, Beef + Lamb NZ’s new farm in North Canterbury.

The law changes that will impact farming

Jane Argyle-Reed, partner in Ashburton law firm Argyle Welsh Finnigan, and her team, outline some of the recent changes in legislation that will be of interest to the rural and farming sectors.

Farm Health

 

Keeping your farm protected

Biosecurity isn't just about border control at the airport or ports, writes Nita Harding, DairyNZ technical policy advisor.

Machinery & Products

 

Deals with trash in a flash

Active VMA's FAE heavy-duty trash cultivators have developed a following amongst contractors in New Zealand.

AGCO set to expand

AGCO recently announced a further expansion of its Beauvais site in France, at the Choose France summit – led by French President Emmanuel Macron.

Motoring

Workhorse gets makeover

Like many of Toyota’s product ranges, the Hiace series has a history that dates back five decades.
 

Navara’s mid-life make over

Midway through its product life cycle the Nissan Navara has had a cosmetic makeover and some upgraded technology.

New entry level model for Hilux

Toyota New Zealand has broadened its Hilux range with a new entry level two-wheel drive, the WorkMate, aimed at buyers…

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The Hound

Biased?

Your old mate was disappointed, but not surprised to see a ‘study’ out of Otago University – quoted all over…

A dilemma

Your canine crusader reckons the fiercely anti GE, but pro sustainability Green Party has a dilemma on its hands, following…

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