Friday, 21 July 2017 11:44

Cropping farmers go to polls

Cropping farmers go the polls in the next few weeks to determine the future of their levy-funded research organisation, Foundation for Arable Research.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 July 2017 12:55

Challenges ahead for arable

Big changes are coming in world food supply, says Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) chairman David Birkett.

Published in Management
Thursday, 13 July 2017 08:55

Arable set to lead food supply change

Big changes loom in world food supply, says Foundation for Arable Research chairman David Birkett.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 13:55

It’s a world record – or is it?

Leeston, Central Canterbury arable farmer David Birkett has unofficially smashed the world record wheat yield by at least 1 tonne/ha.

Published in General News
 

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Quota watch

The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.

What a jerk

Your old mate notes that serial whinger Mike Joy continues to put the boot into the farming sector.

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