New Zealand's primary sector is our equivalent of the USA’s Silicon Valley of excellence.
NZ agriculture is set for what looks likely to be a generally profitable season in 2020/21, with most sectors seeing average to above-average pricing, manageable cost inflation, and production holding up well.
The 2021 East Coast Farming Expo is a two-day mid-week gathering for sheep and beef producers with a focus on farming smarter. It’s held annually at the Wairoa A&P Showgrounds and includes exhibits, outdoor demonstrations and seminars. It’s a chance for farmers to talk one-one-one with industry innovators and leaders…
A Wintec science student Rehana Ponnal has had research published in the International Dairy Journal late last year, a big accomplishment for an undergraduate student.
“Without a facilitator, we would just have done that farmer thing and sat round, shuffled our feet and waited for someone else to say something,” says Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Group member Reece Cleland.
A report from Beef + Lamb New Zealand highlights the role NZ-produced red meat has to play in a sustainable diet.
Former Agriculture Minister and Banks Peninsula farmer David Carter has been elected to the board of rural trader, Ruralco.
An historic employee entitlement claim of nearly $20 million severely dented meat processor Alliance Group’s annual result this year.
Meat co-op Alliance Group announced an underlying profit of $27.4 million for 2020. Adjusted for one-off events, the annual profit result was $7.5 million before tax.
New Zealand's red meat sector exports to the United States grew by 50% during the three months from July to September this year compared to a year earlier.
Following its announcement earlier this year of quitting synthetics and only using 100% NZ wool, carpet manufacturer Cavalier Bremworth has now also changed its name.
Fonterra's unit trading scheme continued to bleed investors in the financial year ending July 2020.
Two leading innovative figures in the dairy industry are departing for greener pastures.
New Zealand's grass-fed beef drew large crowds at 13 of Beijing’s ultra-high-end retail stores – 7 Fresh.
A jump in the value and volume of New Zealand’s sheepmeat exports to Europe and the UK shows why preserving WTO tariff-rate quotas is so important, claims the Meat Industry Association (MIA).
Sheep milk company Maui Milk is looking for new farmer suppliers as demand soars.
New Zealand trade officials are watching the escalating trade war between the US and China with mounting concern and anxiety.
Massey Professor Paul Kenyon on the university's new Bachelor of Animal Science.
Challenges facing the rural sector reinforce the need to work together and ensure linkages are strong and smart, according to Dr Amanda Bell.
A Lincoln-based wool products company believes it offers a glimmer of hope against the increasing negativity currently saturating New Zealand’s strong wool industry.
Avocado growers are looking forward to another bumper year despite the global economic uncertainty.
Despite claims by Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor that a new report will be the plan “to revitalise New Zealand’s strong wool sector…” there’s widespread belief it will do no such thing.
Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Group facilitator John Stantiall was unsure, at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, how meetings could work.
The latest NAIT data shows farmers are increasing their engagement with the system and becoming more compliant.