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Government funds RA research

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says the Government will fund two new research projects to investigate the impacts of regenerative farming…

Luxton leaves a legacy

Former Agriculture Minister and DairyNZ chair John Luxton leaves behind a legacy and lifetime of achievement in the agriculture sector…

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

Nutrient claims are crap!

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

A loss to the Tatua family

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge and pay tribute to our dear friend and colleague John Luxton upon…

Editorial: Hard sell!

OPINION: Farmers will spend their summer deciding what agricultural emissions pricing framework their sector 'leaders' will take to government early…

The selenium conundrum

OPINION: When Les Hailes was named third form dux at St Kevin's College in Oamaru in 1944 his parents were…

Agribusiness

Growers back wool merger

Woolgrowers have almost unanimously voted in favour of the proposed merger of Wools of NZ (WNZ) and Primary Wool Co-operative-…

Management

A good read on NZ farming way of life

With Christmas just around the corner and the annual panic to find a special present for a special person – or even just the old man – it might be worth a trip to the local bookshop.

Every ewe counts!

The time is fast approaching when farmers will begin culling their ewe flocks.

Farm Health

M. bovis elimination on track

A review of the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme has found it is on track to eradicate the disease from New…

Dairy health website launched

While advancements in technology has put information at our fingertips, filtering and finding the right information can be challenging.

Machinery & Products

Vaderstad's new drill is Inspire(d)

Tillage, seeding and planting specialists Vaderstad has introduced its new Inspire product range – focused on the 12-metre seed drill…

JD's new 6Rs for 2022

With the upcoming market year 2022 (MY22) only a few weeks away, John Deere has released details of changes to…

New features on Case IH Optum

The latest Case IH Optum AFS Connect range features a new cab, interior and connectivity package designed to benefit both…

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

Fond farewell

OPINION: Your canine crusader would like to pay tribute and a fond farewell to former Agriculture Minister and Dairy NZ…

Front page!

OPINION: This old mutt reckons (un) social media is just an echo chamber of self-important, self-professed experts who lecture and…

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