British and New Zealand trade negotiators are burning the midnight oil in a bid to get a free trade agreement between the two countries.
What happens in the next few weeks will be critical for New Zealand to secure a free trade agreement (FTA) with the UK.
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.
While there is clear proof that cattle, deer and pigs cause poor water quality when allowed to graze near waterways, little is known about what impact sheep have. Peter Burke reports on a research project being run by Massey University to find out more about how sheep behave around streams and waterways.
Pasture-raised beef is a cornerstone of the New Zealand meat industry.
Beef+Lamb NZ says current Government policies will see too much carbon forestry planted and urgent change is needed.
Farmers and growers can now model a greater range of crops in the farm management software tool OverseerFM.
Around the Hawke's Bay region, the grass in the paddocks is looking greener as it recovers from two bad seasons of drought.
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After the Government released details on a new residency pathway, the industry is reacting with relief.
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By the middle of September, the grass silage making season will be well underway.