Fonterra's milk collection last season was slightly down as North Island farmers faced a crippling drought.
The Government has launched a plan aiming to boost primary sector export earnings by $44 billion over the next decade.
Making quality beef genetics easier for dairy farmers to access is the aim of a new industry partnership.
What major skill is often lacking amongst sharemilkers? Find out from Feds new sharemilkers chair.
It took 10 minutes for co-workers to free the victim’s hand from the machine.
A new package of 23 projects across the country aims to clean up waterways and deliver over 2000 jobs.
Federated Farmers is asking the government to restrict the right of its farmer members to plant trees or sell their land for forestry, claims the NZ Forest Owners Association (NZFOA).
Federated Farmers is applauding Labour’s commitment to protect productive farmland if re-elected.
If elected next term, Labour says it will require resource consent for any conversion of highly productive farmland into forestry.
While most of New Zealand’s economy has taken a hit in the wake of Covid-19, the country’s primary sector has had a resurgence of confidence.
Seven landowners will be contacted following Environment Southland’s first aerial compliance inspection this year.
Federated Farmers has some advice for how the Government should divvy up the $3 billion infrastructure fund.
‘Slanted and scaremongering’ is how the Southern North Island Wood Council describes Beef + Lamb NZ’s figures on forestry conversions.
Don’t blame the European Union for its “unacceptable” offer to NZ agriculture in current FTA negotiations, blame David Parker, says National's trade spokesman.
Farmers are throwing their support behind the Farm Debt Mediation Scheme.
A debt mediation scheme to help farmers in financial distress deal with their lenders starts today.
Fonterra shareholders have delivered a damning assessment of their elected Shareholders Council.
A whole generation of farmers don’t seem to know about the advantages of feeding NZ-grown grain to livestock, claims Jeremy Talbot.
The Non-Proprietary and Uncertified Herbage Seeds Levy order will continue for another six years.
Farming groups have described the newly passed emissions trading reform legislation as a ‘slap in the face’ that will not reduce the country’s carbon emissions.
More uncertainty and challenges are the theme of MPI’s latest publication on the outlook for the primary sector.
With a lack of overseas workers, New Zealand’s pork sector is calling on the government for urgent action.
Sheep and beef farm input prices rose at a very slow pace in the year to March 2020.
The “mythology” of regenerative agriculture and lack of scientific evidence has prompted two renowned plant scientists to write to Ag Minister Damien O’Connor.
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