OPINION: By 2050 China will own New Zealand agriculture and with it our country’s future.
Is food vegan simply because it doesn’t come from a cow? This question has puzzled one in five Britons.
The Fonterra shareholders council announced last week that elections will take place in 10 of its 25 wards.
It seems other dairy processors in New Zealand and elsewhere are doing fine while Fonterra struggles to keep its head above water.
The effects of Labour’s spectacular own-goal in its second major sex scandal are set to drag on.
OPINION: It's clear that the Ministry for Environment is underestimating the importance of properly consulting farmers on the Essential Freshwater proposals.
Peter Burke has spent the last three weeks observing Brexit first-hand in England and Ireland.
OPINION: New Zealanders like their rivers to be clear, to be able to see through the water to the bottom — but this is not always possible.
OPINION: ‘Policy on the fly’ has never been a good option and our Government appears to be combining this with ideology at the forefront and common sense trailing behind.
OPINION: The suggestion that groups such as DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are selling the sector out over agricultural emissions is way off the mark and fails to grasp the complexity of the issue.
OPINION: The media should allow debate surrounding the causes of climate change.
The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Your old mate notes that serial whinger Mike Joy continues to put the boot into the farming sector.
This old mutt is unsurprised that the highly paid mouthpieces at the multinational, tax-dodging eco-terrorism group Greenpeace continue making stuff up to fit its anti-farming narrative.
Politician Shane Jones says his position as Associate Minister of SOEs, including Landcorp (Pāmu), gives him the right to have a crack at the quality of Fonterra’s farmer governance.
OPINION: Why are New Zealand cows emitting so much methane?
The answer lies in the poor quality of pasture the animal is consuming.
Kiwi farmers are not the only ones nervous about their future as a result of politicians throwing them under the harvester.
Could a pink seaweed hold the solution to our methane emissions problem? Australian scientists think so.
With the Government intent on strangling farmers with unachievable emissions targets, abetted by the ‘suits’ at industry-good bodies, we hear a timely reminder from a scientist.
How can the state-owned Pamu Farms (formerly Landcorp) justify keeping the loudmouth freshwater ecologist Dr Mike Joy, of Victoria University, on its environment reference group?
OPINION: Is Fonterra sliding towards insolvency?
A capital crunch is starting to impact farmers as the banks get more cagey about lending to dairy and the sheep and beef sectors, writes Hayden Dillon, head of agribusiness and a managing partner at Findex.
OPINION: If you borrow money from the bank, it holds a grip (‘death pledge’) over you.
Our national debate needs to move from condemnation to celebration of our primary sector, explains new National Party spokesman for primary industries and forestry, Todd Muller.
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