Irish farmers are facing similar concerns to their NZ counterparts about how they can reduce the agriculture sector's greenhouse gas (GHG) contributions without severely restricting their future production and profitability.
The NSW Government has announced that a moratorium on genetically modified (GM) food crops will be lifted in the state from 1 July 2021, ending an 18-year ban.
Trade Ministers for New Zealand and China have signed an upgrade to the free trade agreement between the two countries.
New Zealand will be in the virtual spotlight for the next 12 months as it hosts the APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) conference.
The director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Qu Dongyu, has pledged to intensify efforts toward addressing child labour in agriculture through a dedicated work programme.
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Fonterra says its revised strategy, focusing on value rather than volume, is paying off.
Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell says results of the last two dairy auctions reflect volatility in the global markets.
A company, founded by two agribusiness leaders, is partnering with Government on a $20 million research and development programme that…