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Trusts to get extra help

MPI says it’s looking at increasing its support to Rural Support Trusts and other rural advisory groups.

National

Holy cow!

Last week's whopping rise in dairy prices is encouraging, but it’s too early to pop the champagne, say analysts.

Visa changes won’t help

A Marlborough dairy farmer who wrote a scathing letter to PM Jacinda Ardern on migrant worker visas says the new…
 

World

 

Honda to quit ATVs in Aus

Honda Australia has signalled it will stop selling quads/ATVs in that country as the discussion about the effectiveness of Crush Prevention Devices (CPD’s) rages on.

Opinion

 

All sizzle, no sausage — Editorial

OPINION: Despite all the hype and political theatre surrounding last week’s release of the Primary Sector Council’s report, the document seems…

Agribusiness

Animal tracing improves

The latest NAIT data shows farmers are increasing their engagement with the system and becoming more compliant.
 

NZ agritech builds relationships

Building relationships with other Kiwi agtech leaders and innovators was a surprising outcome for some attending the high-profile evokeAG event…

Management

New crops offer opportunities

Six ‘star’ crops – soy, hemp, chickpeas, oats, buckwheat and quinoa – could represent new opportunities for New Zealand farmers.

 

Farm Health

Re-consider pre-lamb shearing

Farmers are being urged to consider delaying pre-lamb shearing this winter as feed resources in many parts of the country…

Machinery & Products

 

New JD distributors

From July 1, John Deere Construction and Forestry Equipment will be available from AGrowQuip in the North Island and Drummond…

Motoring

Roomy RAM offers V8 power

Having arrived in New Zealand in 2019, the journey for the RAM 1500 continues in 2020 with the introduction of…

The last of the Sports Cats

The launch of the Series 2 HSV SportsCat was an endorsement of the risky decision to take the performance brand…

Holden to bite the dust

A few weeks ago, it told us – with a poker face – that utes and SUVs were the future.

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The Hound

Fat chance

OPINION: This old mutt has always believed that any hopes of a possible free trade deal – that is any…

Health & safety?

OPINION: WorkSafe and workplace safety legislation dominate the daily operations of the private sector, including farms.

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Honda to quit ATVs in Aus

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