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Outgoing MP’s big moove!

Former Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy is heading back to his dairy farm in the Horowhenua with plans to…

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Irrigators want seat at table

Irrigation New Zealand is calling on whoever forms the next government after September 20’s election to join with it to…
 

RMA reform some time away

A leading planning academic says people are fixated on doing away with the Resource Management Act (RMA) when they should…

Contractor crisis looms

Agricultural contractors stand to lose millions of dollars and farmers could face a feed shortage unless the Government allows 380…

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Agribusiness

Action groups carry on-line

Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Group facilitator John Stantiall was unsure, at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, how…

Animal tracing improves

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

Management

Outgoing MP’s big moove!

Former Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy is heading back to his dairy farm in the Horowhenua with plans to invest more than $2 million in a new innovative dairy shed.

 

Feed the most critical factor

Maintaining ewes in good body condition and the provision of shelter are two important management factors in maximising this year’s lamb crop.

Free phone feed service

Farmers in many regions are experiencing feed shortages and are being encouraged to plan for their stock needs and seek help if required.

Farm Health

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16 rotors make a big HIT

Aimed at large farmers or contractors looking to produce high quality forage quickly, Austrian manufacturer Pottinger has announced a new…

Hydrogen excavator a first

While most motive industries are focused on hybrid or EV power plants, JCB has developed the construction industry’s first hydrogen-powered…

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…

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Too soft

This old mutt wonders why multi-national, tax-dodging, fundraising organisation Greenpeace always gets a free pass from the police.

No tax

Your old mate understands that there is quite a bit of nervousness around sheep farming circles that another levy will…

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