Calls are growing for the Government to allow butchers and independent fruit and vegetable retailers to operate under COVID-19 Alert Levels.
Raw milk from Central Hawke’s Bay producers Lindsay Farm is being recalled after Campylobacterbacteria was found in some product.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has released advice for farmers amid new COVID-19 restrictions.
Irrigation New Zealand is calling on whoever forms the next government after September 20’s election to join with it to develop a national water strategy for the country.
Carpet maker Cavalier is ditching synthetics in favour of wool and other natural fibres.
NZ Pork is hailing the success of a scheme where the Government bought surplus pork and had it delivered to food banks to counter the disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A leading planning academic says people are fixated on doing away with the Resource Management Act (RMA) when they should really be focusing on what its replacement might look like.
DairyNZ says some of the people who have completed their training programme – GoDairy are already working on dairy farms.
Ploughman Ian Woolly (Blenheim) and Malcolm Taylor (Putaruru) will represent NZ at next year’s World Ploughing championships in Ireland.
A major recruitment campaign is in full swing to get people displaced by job losses due to Covid-19 into roles in the primary sector.
A brace of politicians recently hit Zespri’s Mount Maunganui headquarters to kickstart the already announced Agritech Industry Transformation Plan after a three-month delay due to Covid-19.
After a buoyant month, dairy prices have fallen on the back of renewed concerns around a resurging Covid-19.
Federated Farmers new vice president wants the organisation to become the ‘go to’ body for farmers and to help them have pride in what they do.
One of New Zealand’s smallest fruits has the potential to improve the performance of our country’s sports people.
Northland sheep and beef farmer James Parsons doesn’t see himself as the white knight when it comes to fixing the wool sector.
Agricultural contractors stand to lose millions of dollars and farmers could face a feed shortage unless the Government allows 380 machine operators from overseas into the country next month.
A newly formed beef industry group is condemning a United Nations campaign about the impact of the meat industry on the environment.
Final harvest data for wheat, barley and oats (milling/malting and feed) in 2020 show yields were up 17% overall across the six crops.
The government’s new freshwater laws, signed off this week, have the potential to create significant unnecessary costs for ratepayers, farmers and entire communities, Federated Farmers says.
Ravensdown has recorded a strong profit for the 2019-20 financial year.
Dairy prices tumbled in the overnight Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction, but analysts aren’t surprised.
Genetics play a crucial role on the Sands' 500-cow family farm in the Bay of Plenty.
Westland Dairy Company chief executive Toni Brendish will step down on Friday.
Waikato contract milker Corey Ferguson has been named as the judge for the New Zealand Agricultural Show’s on-farm competition in November.