NZ meat branding trial in California

Farmers at Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s annual meeting in Timaru yesterday were treated to an exclusive look at its Taste Pure Nature country of origin brand, which is just about to begin its pilot rollout in California.

Signs like these are coming down.

Controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburbs of Devonport and Ōtara have been lifted after no further fruit fly have been found there.

 
Tasman sharemilker Michael Shearer.

The only dairy farmer forced off his farm by the massive Tasman fire has been able to continue milking despite earlier believing the farm would be too damaged.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins rejected the proposed joint facility project late last year.

Lincoln University and AgResearch will consider separate building options as an alternative to a much-anticipated joint facility building that never got beyond a fenced site.

African swine fever’s huge impact on China’s pork production this year will be a huge opportunity for New Zealand’s meat industry.

The health of rural business people – including farmers, orchardists and health facilities — is being affected because they cannot get sufficient good staff and must work longer hours to compensate.

Anti-farming lobby Greenpeace has been ordered to take down billboards it had erected around the country accusing fertiliser companies Ballance and Ravensdown of polluting rivers.

The drought formally declared in the northern regions of the South Island is now extended into Marlborough, Buller and Nelson.

 

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