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Buck stops with Govt over FTA

Former trade minister and National MP, Todd McClay, says it’s a bit late for people to be screaming about the…

Southland waits and hopes

Southland is on the knife edge as farmers struggle to grow enough feed to get their stock through winter.

World

UK-NZ free trade talks on

Dairy processors say the launch of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between New Zealand and the UK is a positive development.

 

NZ butter booming in the US

Boutique dairy, Lewis Road Creamery, says sales of its premium butter in the US have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opinion

 

No spy in the sky — Editorial

OPINION: This winter Southland farmers should not fear drones flying over their farms, looking for cows in knee-deep mud.

Agribusiness

 

Young manager for NZYF farm

New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) has appointed Sam Waugh as the farm manager of its 74ha dairy farm in Auckland.

Breeder joins HFNZA board

The COVID-19 pandemic has effectively brought forward the appointment of Southland dairy farmer Helen Cummings to the national board of…

Management

Queries linger around water plan

DairyNZ says it is still working through the details of the Government’s Essential Freshwater package announced late last month.
 

Smelly pond a thing of the past

North Waikato farmers Michael and Rebecca Payne’s investment in a new effluent pond last year turned into a headache when…

Data-driven irrigation

A web-based technology is now available to help farmers better manage their water resources and improve decision-making around irrigation.

Farm Health

The global AMR battle

One of the greatest threats of our time, potentially on a scale larger than Covid-19, is antimicrobial resistance, or AMR.

Machinery & Products

 

Iconic business changes hands

Numedic, manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of dairy and agricultural products, has changed ownership after 25 years.

Lemken realigns product range

Lemken is making big changes to its product range, starting with discontinuing its production of conventional field sprayers.

Motoring

Tiny Jimny hits the right note

Strong demand for the instantly recognised Suzuki Jimny in New Zealand has continued to accelerate with the 1000th retail order…

Holden on the road for summer

In a move to demonstrate the capability of its vehicles, Holden recently put the talk to one side and ‘walked…

New entry level model for Hilux

Toyota New Zealand has broadened its Hilux range with a new entry level two-wheel drive, the WorkMate, aimed at buyers…

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Caught out?

Was Fonterra caught napping in Australia?

Celebrity welfare

Wannabe kiwi James Cameron is back in the country, under a special visa, to continue filming his movie during the…

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