Dr Jacqueline Rowarth

OPINION: A debate has emerged in nutrient management and fertiliser advice, brought to a head by the hype about regenerative agriculture.

The late John Luxton made a huge contribution to Tatua Dairy.

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge and pay tribute to our dear friend and colleague John Luxton upon his passing on 16 November 2021.

Farmers have been given two emissions pricing framework options.

OPINION: Farmers will spend their summer deciding what agricultural emissions pricing framework their sector 'leaders' will take to government early next year.

Fond farewell

OPINION: Your canine crusader would like to pay tribute and a fond farewell to former Agriculture Minister and Dairy NZ chair (to name just a couple of his huge contributions to the ag sector John Luxton, who died recently.

Front page!

OPINION: This old mutt reckons (un) social media is just an echo chamber of self-important, self-professed experts who lecture and pontificate to all and sundry about their self-important views.

Ticket clipping

OPINION: Your old mate is cynical about the real motives of many who push the latest fad in farming, regenerative agriculture.

Peak plant?

OPINION: The Hound suggests all the hype around the potential commercial success of plant-based meat alternatives is starting to hit the wall of reality.

The book became Les Hailes life work, right up until his death.

OPINION: When Les Hailes was named third form dux at St Kevin's College in Oamaru in 1944 his parents were aghast.

No bull!

OPINION: Your canine crusader has had a wee bit of feedback about the new gender and sexual identity change being included in the next census, which was mentioned in the last column.

Fed Farmers national president Andrew Hoggard.

OPINION: Climate Change Minister James Shaw should not hesitate to sign the global commitment to reduce methane by 30% by 2030.

Climate Change Minister James Shaw.

OPINION: Climate Change Minister James Shaw should gainfully spend his time in MIQ - following his attendance at the recent COP26 in Glasgow - getting his head around how to better promote NZ's world leading split gas approach.

Tainted?

OPINION: This old mutt has questioned before the objectivity of research produced by Landcare Research on regenerative agriculture (RA).

OPINION: Your old mate has heard about rugby players putting their bodies on the line for their country, but not bureaucrats.

OPINON: The Hound suggests that the proposal to reform the country's three waters network has gone down like a cup of cold sick with councils and ratepayers all over NZ.

OPINION: If you had asked my grandparents what stress was, they would have given you a very different answer than you would get right now.

OPINION: Synthetic nitrogen, once hailed as a gamechanger because of its vital role in 'The Green Revolution', is now being demonized as an environmental destroyer.

OPINION: On the face of it, the recent free trade deal announced with the United Kingdom appears to be a big win for New Zealand's farming sector.

OPINION: Your old mate understands that lobby group Groundswell's 'Mother of All Protests' is still going to be held on Sunday November 21.

OPINION: This old mutt is never surprised by the outright hypocrisy of sanctimonious climate change zealots.

OPINION: Your canine crusader was delighted to learn that the 2023 Census will be asking people about their gender, sexual identity, and whether they have any variations of sex characteristics - also known as intersex status.

OPINION: A mate of the Hound's reckons it is amazing how a couple of years sitting on Fonterra's board, earning $175K-plus a year, can quickly turn former rebels into members of the establishment.

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Fond farewell

OPINION: Your canine crusader would like to pay tribute and a fond farewell to former Agriculture Minister and Dairy NZ…

Front page!

OPINION: This old mutt reckons (un) social media is just an echo chamber of self-important, self-professed experts who lecture and…

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