Tony Coltman says faced with having to reduce leaching by 33% by 2022, they have achieved 50%.

Farms first have to be profitable if they are to meet environmental and other targets, say the Regional Supreme Winners of the 2020 Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards, Tony Coltman and Dana Carver.

Waikato Regional Council officer inspecting extent of over application of effluent.

Waikato Regional Council is urging farmers to be vigilant after seven separate court cases found farmers to have unlawfully discharged farm effluent into the environment.

Malcolm Bailey

The chairman of the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) Malcolm Bailey says the industry appears to be in a strong position given what is happening in the world at present.

After being dogged by claims about its entitlement to the wage subsidy, the country’s largest meat processor will now fully pay it back.

MPI is warning sheep farmers to get up to speed with new animal welfare regulations relating to the docking of sheep which come into force at the end of May. 

Late last year, Farmlands chief executive Peter Reidie announced he’d resigned to take on a new job heading up Sanfords – New Zealand’s largest fishing company.

New Zealand agriculture doesn't need "the latest fad from America," according to New Zealand Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science (NZIAHS) president, Jon Hickford.

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