Tuesday, 20 February 2018 08:55

Minister blasts NAIT

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) clearly hasn’t worked as it should have.

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Friday, 16 February 2018 11:30

DIRA review on the cards

Provisions to manage Fonterra’s dominant position in New Zealand’s dairy markets will not expire at the end of May.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 09:55

Southern drought official

All Southland plus Otago’s Queenstown Lakes, Central Otago and Clutha districts are now declared officially in drought.

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018 14:55

Speed up response, farmers tell Govt

Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor says farmers have spoken up about the slowness of the response to the disease Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 January 2018 09:48

Tax relief for drought-hit farmers

The Government is offering tax relief measures for farmers in drought-affected areas.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 10:05

Drought declaration extended to South Island

Droughts in two South Island districts have now been declared medium-scale adverse events.
Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 10:55

MPI escapes the knife

Labour has scotched its pre-election plans to split up MPI and create stand-alone entities for food safety and biosecurity.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 10:55

Sharemilkers been squeezed out – MP

The massive change taking place in the dairy industry has the potential to prevent ambitious young people making a career in the sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 08:55

Messages confusing

Conflicting messages from Fonterra and market analysts is causing grief to dairy farmers.

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Fonterra's profit announcement will be small consolation for dairy farmers facing an extended period of low milk returns.

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