Winston Peters on the mixed reactions to the Government's Zero Carbon Bill.
OPINION: The proposed livestock methane target reduction looks like a case of the Government killing the golden goose – or more correctly the cow, sheep and deer – of the NZ economy.
Fonterra has copped a fair bit of stick from the Hound over the years. However, on this occasionyour old mate would like to give the dairy co-op some well-deserved praise.
A mate of the Hound reckons it is rather ironic – and totally appropriate – that the failing Australian-owned and controlled Stuff media group (which is up for sale) is using a dairy farmer who went pear-shaped as a font of all knowledge in its fast disappearing farming pages.
The recent announcement by Silver Fern Farms that Richard Young is the new chairman of the meat co-operative got this old mutt thinking this is a true case of ‘poacher turned gamekeeper’.
Your canine crusader has yet more to report from his growing list of ‘Landcorp fails’.
A stoush is brewing in the quad arena in Australia.
UK activists have resumed their attack on the dairy industry.
The shelf life of fresh milk can be extended up to two months by a technology developed by an Australian company.
On emissions targets, dairy farmers are promoting the lower numbers put out last year by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton.
The farming sector has engaged in the national effort to draft a credible response to climate change so New Zealand is seen internationally to be doing its bit.
Peter Burke on the shambles in Britain’s House of Commons and New Zealand's FTA talks.
OPINION: Tensions are rising over the amount of productive farmland being taken up by forestry.
OPINION: Most of us are under the impression that all New Zealand has fertile soil that’s great for growing food. It’s more or less a fairy tale.
OPINION: A culture of trepidation about consuming foods which have been exposed to pesticides is misleading and has sparked much confusion of late.
When I discovered that there was a distillery a few minutes’ walk from my house I reacted with enthusiasm.
Bob Campbell MW explains why he's impressed by the Huski Wine Cooler.
It's no wonder your canine crusader rolls his eyes whenever he hears about public servants developing new ideas.
Your old mate reckons plenty of the current crop of MPs in Parliament would struggle to read, let alone make laws for this country.
The Hound's not-so favourite government department, the state-run farmer formerly known as Landcorp, has proven that it is not just a poorly-performing entity but that it can’t even pick winners with the current Government policy.
Dr Jacqueline Rowarth explains what farmers can look out for when figuring out if a product is snake oil.
Bert Quin, managing director of Quin Environmentals (NZ) Ltd and owner of the fertiliser company Quinfert on why we need to be more thoughtful about fertiliser.
OPINION: Most of us are under the impression that all of New Zealand has fertile soil that’s great for growing food. It’s more or less a fairy tale.
A day in which people who called New Zealand home were senselessly and brutally gunned down in their place of peace and worship.
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