A top climate change policy advisor to the Irish government says Ireland and New Zealand should become close allies to combat the negative narrative against the dairy industry. Peter Burke reports.
Global food prices rose at their fastest monthly rate in more than a decade in May, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has reported.
Agriculture and Trade Minister Damien O'Connor is off to Europe soon to try and breathe some life into free trade talks between NZ and the UK, and NZ and the European Union.
Irish farmers are facing similar concerns to their NZ counterparts about how they can reduce the agriculture sector's greenhouse gas (GHG) contributions without severely restricting their future production and profitability.
The NSW Government has announced that a moratorium on genetically modified (GM) food crops will be lifted in the state from 1 July 2021, ending an 18-year ban.
Trade Ministers for New Zealand and China have signed an upgrade to the free trade agreement between the two countries.
New Zealand will be in the virtual spotlight for the next 12 months as it hosts the APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) conference.
The director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Qu Dongyu, has pledged to intensify efforts toward addressing child labour in agriculture through a dedicated work programme.
New Zealand is looking to Ireland for support as it negotiates a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU).
World food prices rose for the seventh consecutive month in December, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) reports.
A former Irish Prime Minister says even if the UK and EU manage to work out a deal over Brexit it will be very limited and cause a lot of disruption.
A deepening trade spat between China and Australia shouldn’t impact New Zealand, according to trade analyst Stephen Jacobi.
The United Nations has removed a tweet following a global backlash from farmers.
Bunnings’ decision to no longer sell timber from an Australian state-owned forestry agency that breached conservation laws is being criticised.
Scientists are calling for urgent action following the discovery of a new strain of swine flu.
An increase in the use of trackers is enabling UK police to recover 100s of 1000s of pounds worth of stolen machinery.
US pig farmers could soon be culling on-site due to a COVID-19 induced backup at meatpacking plants.
Honda Australia has signalled it will stop selling quads/ATVs in that country as the discussion about the effectiveness of Crush Prevention Devices (CPD’s) rages on.
The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is urging leaders from G20 countries to take measures to keep global food systems working well.
Prolonged dry conditions in rural Australia are taking a toll on its national sheep flock.
A trend is emerging of farmers posting on YouTube to make money — but just how worthwhile are the returns?
The UK has recorded its first trade surplus for dairy.
The last day of an agricultural show which saw more than half a million visitors had to be cancelled due to Covid-19.
Australian agricultural production is forecast to remain high, despite bushfires and prolonged drought.