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Hort heads for new heights

Pretty impressive - that's how Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor describes MPI's latest prediction that horticulture exports will hit the record…

Critical worker shortages

A critical lack of workers in New Zealand is pushing the meat industry to plead with the Government to urgently…

National

The year in review

As 2021 draws to a close and 2022 approaches, Leo Argent takes a look back at the year gone by,…

World

Still waiting

British and New Zealand trade negotiators are burning the midnight oil in a bid to get a free trade agreement between the two countries.

UK FTA hits crucial period

What happens in the next few weeks will be critical for New Zealand to secure a free trade agreement (FTA) with the UK.

NZ and Ireland farming's GHG battle

A top climate change policy advisor to the Irish government says Ireland and New Zealand should become close allies to combat the negative narrative against the dairy industry. Peter Burke reports.

Opinion

Have farmers been sold out?

OPINION: With the emissions pricing options now out for discussion, the fear campaign has begun in earnest.

Nutrient claims are crap!

OPINION: A debate has emerged in nutrient management and fertiliser advice, brought to a head by the hype about regenerative…

Agribusiness

Farming options abound

The world is the oyster of those who choose to be part of an industry that contributes to the most…

Fert prices up, again!

The country's two largest fertiliser traders have increased prices, for the second time in as many months.

Management

Planting to feed the bees

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) have released a handbook offering guidance on how to plant strategically to feed bees.

ESAI supercharges replanting project on organic farm

Organic farmers Dominique Schacherer and Logan Kerr have started to create their dream of regenerating part(s) of the Irwell River thanks to a chance meeting with Ellesmere Sustainable Agriculture Inc (ESAI) chairman Tim Chamberlain.

Earthworms improve soil health

Earthworms improve the general condition of farming soils, reduce surface runoff of contaminants from pasture and prevent soil erosion.

Mapping hill country management

New tools being developed through one of the Hill Country Futures programme aims to help farmers better manage sustainability and production across diverse landscapes within their farms.

Farm Health

Machinery & Products

Motoring

Safari on a Trek to NZ

Exclusive to the New Zealand market and available in limited supply, the Suzuki Jimny Safari adds to an already versatile…

Outback now in its 25th year

Now in its 25th year, and sixth edition, the 2021 Subaru’s Outback wagon was recently launched in New Zealand. 

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The Hound

Do the maths!

OPINION: The Hound sees Greenpeace is still demanding the demise of farming in this country.

That Guy!

OPINION: Your old mate had a bit of a giggle at current Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor's effusive praise of the…

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