OPINION: The Hound notes that the foreign-owned and controlled NZ forestry industry is starting to feel the pressure of the…
Landcorp became a state-owned enterprise in 1987 as part of the fourth Labour Government’s massive economic transformation.
The lease and sale of Landcorp farms could help young farmers buy their first farm under a National government.
The National Party says it will offer state-owned Landcorp farms to young farmers, helping them into farm ownership.
The threat to farming from new food technologies is real, says Landcorp chief executive Steven Carden.
Landcorp is moving to farm more sustainably and reduce its carbon footprint, says chief executive Steven Carden.
New Zealand has been extremely good at farming intensification but that model now has to change, says Landcorp chief executive Steve Carden.
When state farmer Landcorp took over the dilapidated ex-Crafar farms in the North Island four years ago, it had little idea of the challenges lying ahead.
State farmer Landcorp has handed over the running of 16 North Island farms to Chinese owners Shanghai Pengxin following a four-year management joint venture.
Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.