“Without a facilitator, we would just have done that farmer thing and sat round, shuffled our feet and waited for someone else to say something,” says Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Group member Reece Cleland.
A report from Beef + Lamb New Zealand highlights the role NZ-produced red meat has to play in a sustainable diet.
Agribusiness expert Professor Nicola Shadbolt says that New Zealand cooperatives have a bright future ahead of them.
Former Agriculture Minister and Banks Peninsula farmer David Carter has been elected to the board of rural trader, Ruralco.
An historic employee entitlement claim of nearly $20 million severely dented meat processor Alliance Group’s annual result this year.
China's domestic milk production has received a boost with the installation of the country’s largest milking rotary parlour.
Meat co-op Alliance Group announced an underlying profit of $27.4 million for 2020. Adjusted for one-off events, the annual profit result was $7.5 million before tax.
New Zealand's red meat sector exports to the United States grew by 50% during the three months from July to September this year compared to a year earlier.
Following its announcement earlier this year of quitting synthetics and only using 100% NZ wool, carpet manufacturer Cavalier Bremworth has now also changed its name.
Fonterra's unit trading scheme continued to bleed investors in the financial year ending July 2020.
Ex-farmer Daniel Payton is now using his knowledge and practical experience to help farmers make changes to their system, while retaining a viable and profitable business.
Two leading innovative figures in the dairy industry are departing for greener pastures.
New Zealand's grass-fed beef drew large crowds at 13 of Beijing’s ultra-high-end retail stores – 7 Fresh.
GEA says its new iCR+ cluster removers are a game changer inside the milking shed.
A jump in the value and volume of New Zealand’s sheepmeat exports to Europe and the UK shows why preserving WTO tariff-rate quotas is so important, claims the Meat Industry Association (MIA).
Sheep milk company Maui Milk is looking for new farmer suppliers as demand soars.
New Zealand trade officials are watching the escalating trade war between the US and China with mounting concern and anxiety.
Fonterra is taking another step towards its commitment to having all packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
Fonterra's record payout for organic milk reflects the value of being certified organic, according to Brendan Hoare, Buy Pure NZ managing director.
The IFCN (International Farm Comparison Network in dairying) has been around for over 20 years but this year due to Covid-19 it got a lot more active.
Climate change affects all of us and reducing greenhouse gas emissions must be a priority, writes Bala Tikkisetty.
Massey Professor Paul Kenyon on the university's new Bachelor of Animal Science.
Challenges facing the rural sector reinforce the need to work together and ensure linkages are strong and smart, according to Dr Amanda Bell.
It's important to know your financials and KPIs but it is just as important to know your environmental footprint and what is driving it, says dairy farmer Jolene Germann.