New ideas of what equates to ‘premium’ in red meat are expected to change significantly in coming years, according to a new report from Beef+Lamb (B+LNZ).
Why have processor/exporters not encouraged more goat meat when it sells at comparable retail prices to lamb in USA?
Long-time goat industry advocate Garrick Batten questions why NZ meat exporters have not capitalised on the inbuilt and growing Northern American demand for goat meat.
Farmlands cooperative has sold its nationwide real estate business to the Property Brokers chain.
Lincoln University says it is delighted that the Minister of Education has approved $80 million for new science facilities as part of a wider campus development programme.
New Zealand needs to do a better job of telling its story in India, said a speaker at a New Zealand India Business Council summit.
Meat processing company Alliance has started an employee support programme aimed at getting colleagues to look after each other and keep an eye out for possible mental health issues.
Competing in the livestock contests at the New Zealand Agricultural Show is not for the faint-hearted.
Newly elected DairyNZ director Tracy Brown says there are more moving parts in the industry now than in the whole 25 years she has been in dairy.
An online stock trading platform was relaunched last week (Oct 14) to open up its national livestock marketplace to the whole industry.
Rural Canterbury blockholder David Moffett has turned from giving advice on farm succession to the future of farming itself.
55% of New Zealanders hold a positive view of the primary industries, new research shows.
At least 50% of New Zealand farmers identify succession planning as an issue for them, their family and their farm business.
Māori farming organisations are increasing their investment in horticulture.
New Zealand Apples & Pears is positioning itself as a global leader in social practices and in eliminating exploitation of workers on supply chains, its business development manager Gary Jones says.
With distrust growing in consumers, even for science, gaining their trust is now more valuable to win than ever.
The end of Government funding for Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics has prompted a move to integrate the business into B+LNZ as a standalone unit.
Food and fibre is the most “activist disrupted” sector globally, second only to petroleum, says KPMG’s global head of agribusiness, Ian Proudfoot.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has urged growers to pay people better.
Globalisation is the only way to feed 9.6 billion people by 2050 with a healthy diet on a healthy planet, says a global food expert.
The New Zealand hemp industry appears to be coming of age.
Demand will rise for existing kiwifruit orchards as a result of Zespri granting its annual quota of new licences for the gold kiwifruit variety, claims a rural property salesman.
A new system is being developed for tracing tagged velvet as it moves through the supply chain.
Like a small scale model of the challenges New Zealand agriculture faces being so far from its main markets, farmers on the Chatham Islands are far enough from the mainland to make shipping inputs in and livestock out a marginal exercise.