Education Minister Chris Hipkins.

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.

The panel discussion at the India Business Summit discussed the need for NZ to tell a better story to India.

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.

Alliance Group’s Chris Selbie.

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.

Charlie and his brother Louie Herbert in the ring in 2017, when they won a second place ribbon for the all breeds pair.

Competing in the livestock contests at the New Zealand Agricultural Show is not for the faint-hearted.

 
 
Tim Hunt.

With distrust growing in consumers, even for science, gaining their trust is now more valuable to win than ever.

Ian Proudfoot, global head of agribusiness, KPMG, speaks at the Silver Fern Farms 2019 farmer conference in Christchurch. Photo: Rural News Group.

Food and fibre is the most “activist disrupted” sector globally, second only to petroleum, says KPMG’s global head of agribusiness, Ian Proudfoot.

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.

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.

Good growth in the sheep milking industry during the 2018-19 financial year signals this is a good time for farmers to get involved, says Spring Sheep Milk Co, who will be at Fieldays this week.

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