Jim van der Poel

OPINION: Managing our dairy sector's impacts inevitably attracts a range of views. Should we do more, less or stay the same? We produce the lowest emissions dairy products in the world, so why do more?

Arjun Singh says the open day planned for next year will be a dedication to his late dad.

Innovation, loss and resilience have brought the Singh family to the point where it is poised to honour its patriarch, and to give back to the farming industry through "The Legacy" sale.

Trade, Export and Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor.

Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor continued his overseas odyssey in the past week with multiple meetings in the US, Europe and Ireland - all aimed at sorting out trade issues which in the case of Europe dairy is a major issue.

Hamburg Sud New Zealand head Simon Edwards says there are multiple factors in shipping delays caused by Covid-19.

Congestion at the Ports of Auckland and strikes in Australia are adding to supply chain shipping problems around the world, which in turn are affecting the shipment of New Zealand primary products to world markets.

Farmlands new chief executive Tanya Houghton is the company's first female chief executive.

Farmlands new chief executive says she is going back to the basics for the short-term, which includes a focus on keeping employees safe and engaged through the Covid-19 pandemic.

The number of New Zealand dairy cows mated to sexed semen is set to double this year as farmers look to capitalise on the technology which delivers a 90% chance of producing a female calf.

When Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O'Connor arrives in the UK next month to try and finalise a free trade agreement (FTA) with Britain he'll be dealing with a politician that no one in this country seems to know, includign top government officials.

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