Peter Conley.

Meat company ANZCO Foods recorded its best-ever revenue of $1.7b and a net profit before tax of $30.6m for the year ended 31 December 2019.

David Parker.

Delaying the introduction of new water reforms was not an option according to the two cabinet Ministers directly involved – Environment Minister David Parker and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

 
Emergency feed carrying messages of hope bound for Hawke’s Bay.

With the drought reaching a crisis level in Central Hawkes Bay with supplementary feed almost non-existent, farmers in the Wairarapa have answered the call for help.

Environment Minister David Parker.

The Government has announced a $700 million fund to support the primary sector and other groups in meeting new clean water standards.

 
Sharon Morrell.

Parts of the Waikato are starting to recover from the drought, but the availability of feed remains a concern, says DairyNZ’s Sharon Morrell.

Ben Moore.

Waikato farmer Ben Moore is urging farmers to have their say on the DairyNZ levy vote, which closes this week.

Feds dairy section chairman Chris Lewis says some people in houses on dairy farms are refusing to leave and there is nothing the farmer can do about it.

A new law preventing the eviction of tenants from rental properties is causing a headache for some dairy farmers.

Outgoing Federated Farmers president Katie Milne.

Outgoing Federated Farmers president Katie Milne has hit out at Wellington-based government officials for their lack of understanding about farming.

Tony Finch.

Southland is teetering on the edge of a bad situation, according to DairyNZ’s lead consulting officer in the South Island, Tony Finch.

Former Fonterra chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden believes the co-operative will come out a stronger global player post-COVID-19.

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