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Alliance Group's online sales surge

Online sales via Alliance Group’s online red meat delivery channel puresouthshop.com have grown significantly during the Covid-19 alert level restrictions.

National

Guy standing for Ravensdown

Former Agriculture Minister and Horowhenua dairy farmer Nathan Guy is standing for election to the Ravensdown board of directors.

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.

Mission impossible

Agriculture and Trade Minister Damien O'Connor is off to Europe soon to try and breathe some life into free trade talks between NZ and the UK, and NZ and the European Union.

Opinion

Editorial: Questions are OK!

OPINION: As the country endures yet another lockdown in the battle against Covid, a nasty undercurrent appears to be rearing…

Time for reflection

OPINION: As I write, our nation has returned to level 4 lockdown and it has given me time to reflect…

Agribusiness

Wait on RMA reforms - Feds

Federated Farmers is urging the Government not to try and push through radical reforms of the Resource Management Act (RMA)…

NZ beef demand to remain strong

Good spring Despite significant turbulence in global beef markets, pricing for New Zealand beef remains strong and local producers are…

Wool companies aim for merger

In November wool-growers will vote on a proposed merger between grower-owned export and marketing company Wools of New Zealand (WNZ)…

Management

Farm planning at the core

"There's no hanging round with this group," says Red Meat Profit Partnership Action Group facilitator Rob Macnab. "They know what they want to do and out role is to help make that happen."

Change of guard for Deer QA

The deer industry says it is reinforcing its commitment to animal welfare with the appointment of a leading specialist in farm animal welfare.

Farmers living the dream

'ToViewADream Farming' was started 16 years ago by farmer Dion Kilmister and it's been living up to its name ever since.

Farm Health

What to do?

As lambing and calving get underway, Beef + Lamb New Zealand is reminding farmers to consider their carcase disposal options…

Future-proofing NZ's sheep

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics' Low Input Sheep Progeny Trial is identifying the genetics that will future-proof this country's…

Machinery & Products

Helps tame the wind!

Amazone's recently released WindControl System automatically monitors and adjusts the spreading pattern to compensate for the effect of the wind…

First Claas patent hits a century

While Claas has registered more than 3,000 patents during its 108-year history, the company is currently celebrating the 100th anniversary…

JD invests in robotics

Global giant Deere and Co has acquired Silicon Valley start-up company Bear Flag Robotics, which specialises in autonomous driving technologies…

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

Too many hits?

OPINION: Well-known professional protestor, John Minto has run off at the mouth without checking his facts.

Good question!

A mate of the Hound's thinks it was more than a bit dodgy when DairyNZ chair Jim van der Poel…

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