British and New Zealand trade negotiators are burning the midnight oil in a bid to get a free trade agreement between the two countries.
What happens in the next few weeks will be critical for New Zealand to secure a free trade agreement (FTA) with the UK.
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.
Global food prices rose at their fastest monthly rate in more than a decade in May, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has reported.
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.
The couple behind one of New Zealand's most sustainable farms are challenging other farmers to think three or four generations into the future when making decisions.
"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."
The deer industry says it is reinforcing its commitment to animal welfare with the appointment of a leading specialist in farm animal welfare.
Seed company Barenbrug reckons its new tetraploid perennial ryegrass will benefit both farmers their animals.
'ToViewADream Farming' was started 16 years ago by farmer Dion Kilmister and it's been living up to its name ever since.
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