PM Jacinda Ardern may have many talents, but an understanding of business is clearly not one of them.
Two farms from the North Island east coast and one from Central Hawkes Bay are the finalists in this year’s Ahuwhenua competition for the top Māori sheep and beef farm.
Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor is cutting short an overseas visit and returning home following the discovery of a new fruit fly in Auckland.
A medium-scale adverse event has been declared for the Tasman district, unlocking further Government support for farmers and growers.
Minister of Education Chris Hipkins concedes the timing of the Taratahi interim liquidation is tough, especially for students and staff, and he says supporting them is a top priority.
As we bid farewell to another year it’s time for the annual review of 2018 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.
The value of New Zealand’s primary sector exports is set to grow by 3.8% to a new record high over the coming year.
Bringing sheep into the NAIT (National Animal Identification and Tracing) system may be a way of getting more value out of the animals, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor claims.
Your old mate notes that Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor was — like most of his coalition government colleagues — quick to crow about his successes after a year on the treasury benches.
Timely advice from respected experts will feature in regular seminars during the two-day Effluent Expo at Mystery Creek Events Pavilion on November 27 and 28.