The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) has appointed Paul Littlefair as its chief information officer.
LIC held its annual meeting in Ashburton last week. Chairman Murray King spoke about the challenging times faced by farmers and the co-op's response. Here are excerpts from his speech.
A fresh intake of dairy genetics has given the industry's Ranking of Active Sires (RAS) list a shakeup this month.
Weather forecasters are predicting an El Nino weather pattern this season which could be the strongest yet, resulting in a drought similar to the 1972-73, 1982-83 and 1997-98 events.