Federated Farmers is urging the Government not to try and push through radical reforms of the Resource Management Act (RMA) during the current pandemic.
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Good spring Despite significant turbulence in global beef markets, pricing for New Zealand beef remains strong and local producers are heading into the spring in a great position, according to Rabobank's latest Global Beef Quarterly report.
In November wool-growers will vote on a proposed merger between grower-owned export and marketing company Wools of New Zealand (WNZ) and Primary Wool Co-operative to form a fully integrated supply chain business.
Dairy Dairy commodity prices continued to shift down a gear through July 2021.
There appears to be no shortage of school leavers wanting a career in the sheep beef and deer industry, but rather a lack of training farms.
Dairy Dairy commodity prices were mostly softer through June 2021.
Dairy Global dairy spot markets, for the most part, have been stuck in neutral through May.
New Zealand red meat exports remained steady in April with a total of $863 million worth of meat and co-products exported to global markets.
New Zealand meat producers will have to change their breeding priorities to take a full advantage of a new optical meat quality monitoring system being developed by AgResearch.
Dairy Milk supply volumes boosted almost 10% in March 2021 YOY.
Fonterra's board and management are on the road to discuss capital structure options with farmer shareholders.
Fuelchief has expanded its range with the recent purchase of the Ashburton-based Sebco fuel storage business.
It is out with the young and in with the old at the board of meat company Silver Fern Farms Co-operative (SFF).
Primary sector exporters, take a bow.
In a matter of days, kiwifruit growers organisation (NZKGI) chief executive Nikki Johnson will leave her role at NZKGI.
The 2021 Dairy Woman of the Year says her win is "pretty amazing".
New tractor sales in Australia look to be on track to hit the 14,000 mark for the year.
Strong demand and limited cattle supplies saw cattle prices rise across most major cattle producing countries.
DairyNZ is calling on the Government to respond to an advisory group’s recommendations to improve winter grazing rules.
Allied Farmers posted a better-than-expected net profit of $531,000 for the six months ending December 31, 2020.
Rural services company PGG Wrightson’s (PGW) net profit leapt 41% in the first half of the current financial year to $18m – up from $12.8m for the same time last year.
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.