Taranaki farmer and former Ravensdown employee, Mike Davey has been elected to the co-op’s board.
As part of a programme of work to reopen borders and reconnect with the world, the Government has announced the commencement dates for quarantine free travel for Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers into New Zealand.
Alliance Group will host a series of virtual roadshow meetings next month.
It’s been five months since a possum was last detected across almost 1,000 hectares of Kaitake farmland in Taranaki.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand has announced the stand-up of 17 new districts, replacing the split 24 urban areas and 18 rural fire districts across the country.
A farmer who underfed nearly 300 cows and heifers has been fined $9,000, ordered to pay vet costs of $1,763 and faces permanent restrictions on the number of animals he can own.
Six of New Zealand’s young minds are setting out to revolutionise pest management, helping efforts to eradicate pests, possums, stoats and rats from New Zealand by 2050.
Eight finalists have been for the 2022 Zanda McDonald Award. Two winners - one from each side of the Tasman – will be crowned in November.
Farmgate milk price forecasts continue to fluctuate despite a rise in the last Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction.
The Ballance Farm Environment Awards has launched a new Catchment Group Award as part of its 2021 awards programme.
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Despite struggling to find workers, fresh produce grower and trader T&G is still forging ahead with growth plans.
A new initiative has been launched to improve access to counselling for farmers.
Meat Industry Association chair John Loughlin says China is one of the most demanding export markets in the world.
Damien O'Connor is planning to head back to Europe again shortly to breathe oxygen into the free trade agreements that New Zealand is negotiating separately with the UK and the EU.
Fruit growers are hoping three planeloads of Pacific Island workers will touch down in Auckland early next month, under the revised Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme.
Farmers with irrigators blown over and damaged in a pair of back-to-back windstorms may not get them working again this side of Christmas, according to Mid-Canterbury Federated Farmers president David Clark.
Singapore-based Olam Food Ingredients says its proposed milk plant in South Waikato is the first phase of an ambitious development plan.
Nominations are open for Fonterra's board election but a repeat of the drama that rocked the vote three years ago can be ruled out.
The Meat Industry Association (MIA) says it's facing bureaucratic barriers from Immigration NZ as it tries to get sufficient halal butchers for the coming season.
Labour MP Kieran McAnulty has announced he is selling his infamous ute for charity.
The Meat Industry Association (MIA) and Beef + Lamb NZ (B+LNZ) say they welcome China’s formal application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Meat Industry Association (MIA) chief executive Sirma Karapeeva sees no end in sight to the shipping and logistical woes that the meat and other primary sectors are facing.
Nearly four months on from the floods that devastated much of rural Canterbury, the Government has fallen short of the promises it made to local farmers, says National MP Nicola Grigg.