Despite the dry conditions, many crops yielded better than expected and harvest conditions were excellent across many regions.

A recent report from the Agricultural Industry Marketing Initiative (AIMI) highlighted the findings of a survey of New Zealand cereal growers, looking at the size of the 2024 harvest of wheat, barley and oats, divided into milling, malting or feed crops.

Ambassador for Ireland to NZ Jane Connolly at the 2023 Fieldays Enterprise Ireland stand with John Concannon of JFC Agri Ltd.

In the rural landscapes of New Zealand and Ireland, a shared agricultural heritage thrives, built on a strong mixture of tradition and innovation, with mirror image climates earning both countries global acclaim for their food quality and sustainable agriculture.

Pāmu CE Mark Leslie, ASB General Manager Rural Banking Aidan Gent and Associate Minister of Agriculture Mark Patterson at Pāmu farm Aratiatia Station where the Pāmu Apprenticeship Scheme will be based.

ASB and Pāmu are joining forces with a new Sustainable Progress Initiatives programme designed to accelerate industry-good projects with social and environmental benefits for New Zealand’s agricultural sector.

Vangelis Vitalis.

One of the country’s top trade officials, a respected farmer and orchardist and a radio presenter are in the running for the 2024 Outstanding Contribution to New Zealand's Primary Industries award.

Beef + Lamb New Zealand chief executive for the past eight years, Sam McIvor is heading for new pastures at Ospri, which runs NZ’s integrated animal disease management and traceability service.

Dairy sheep and goat farmers are being told to reduce milk supply as processors face a slump in global demand for their products.

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