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$1b windfall for shareholders

Fonterra's plan to return $1 billion to shareholders in three years through the divestments of overseas milk pools is the…

Industry reacts to UK FTA

Primary industries stakeholders  are welcoming the new Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United Kingdom announced today.

Historic FTA deal struck

Comprehensive, inclusive and high quality and providing fantastic opportunities for our exporters.

National

Tatua smashes $10 barrier

Waikato milk processor Tatua says keeping products moving to overseas customers during the pandemic was one of the highlights of…

New regs boost Massey Ag course enrolments

Demand for expertise in sustainable nutrient management, environmental planning and improved freshwater outcomes has seen Massey University's range of agricultural…

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

Water entity concerns run deep

OPINION: Federated Farmers joins the many council-elected representatives and citizens up and down the country urging the Government to go…

Getting broadband to everyone

OPINION: Recent episodes of Fair Go have highlighted the difficulties a number of rural people have in getting access to quality, reliable…

Editorial: Get vaccinated!

OPINION: Rural NZ is again getting the rough end of the stick when it comes to services - this time…

Agribusiness

$1b windfall for shareholders

Fonterra's plan to return $1 billion to shareholders in three years through the divestments of overseas milk pools is the…

Prices boom on sluggish growth

Dairy Global commodity prices have enjoyed a period of strength in September. Overall, the global market fundamentals remain well-balanced, but…

Management

Taking NZ sheep milk to the world

The newly-appointed chair of sheep milk pioneer Maui Food Group says the company is embarking on a new stage of diversification and growth.

Thinking 100 years ahead

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.

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."

Farm Health

Milk-based replacers better

Recently published research suggests that farmers should avoid feeding milk replacers with vegetable proteins and fats to lambs in their…

Tailing - get it right

With docking - or tailing - underway in many areas, Beef+Lamb New Zealand is reminding farmers about the new tail…

Machinery & Products

Keeping everyone safe

As tractors get larger and front linkage kits become more common, many have started fitting underrun or collision protection systems.

Keeping stock and drivers safe

Livestock haulers are a crucial link in the New Zealand agriculture supply chain, transporting stock onto or between farms, to…

Making lamb marking easy

Designed by a sheep and beef farmer, Vetmarkers are made in New Zealand and sold around the world.

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

Flag it!

OPINION: Agriculture and Trade Minister Damien O'Connor tried to keep his latest overseas jaunt secret squirrel.

Oh dear!

OPINION: This old mutt suggests that farmers' growing discontent with Beef+Lamb NZ's performance is going to reach fever peak after…

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OPINION: The refusal of both Damien O'Connor and PM Jacinda Ardern to release some of the correspondence they received about…