The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
While feed wheat variety Wakanui still tops the tables for four year adjusted mean yield in Canterbury, a couple of newer cultivars are nipping at its heels.
FAR cultivar and herbicide trials with resurgent crop oilseed rape promise to help growers hone their agronomy on the resurgent crop.
Eat your heart out dairy farmers: even if your pasture is the best in the country it won’t come close to amassing the feed/day a cereal crop can, judging by Foundation of Arable Research (FAR) findings.
THE CHIEF executive of the Foundation for Arable Research, FAR, says to date the drop in the price of milksolids isn’t affecting arable farmers.
SUCCINATE DEHYDROGENASE inhibitor: remember that name. Better known as SDHI's, this new group of fungicides dominated crop protection discussion at FAR's main field day of the year, Crops 2012.
Rabobank Australia and New Zealand has appointed Sarah Sivyer as the senior animal proteins analyst in its Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) division.