The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Deer Industry NZ (DINZ) chief executive Dan Coup is moving on from the role after six years to become chief executive of the QEII National Trust from October 7.
Central Hawke's Bay farmers Evan and Linda Potter have won the premier Elworthy Award in the deer industry’s 2019 environmental awards.
First Light Foods, a major exporter of venison, applauds deer farmers’ product quality, says Toni Frost, who runs the company’s venison operation.
While productivity on farm in the deer industry has improved, a question mark still hangs over the sector’s ability to get up to speed on sustainability and to connect better with policymakers.
The deer sector has joined a growing chorus of farming groups – and others – describing the Government’s targets for methane reductions as unrealistic.
Deer Industry New Zealand is disappointed by the government’s recently announced emissions reduction targets for agriculture.
Farmed deer numbers, including breeding hinds and fawns, increased in 2018, says Statistics New Zealand.