The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
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.
NZ’s special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen recently completed two weeks of talks in Canada and the US advocating for the TPP and trade. He says politics dominate, but TPP is definitely moving forward.
Success for the New Zealand primary sector depends on exporting higher-value products to the world’s most affluent consumers.
New Zealand special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen says NZ desperately needs to develop a new primary sector story to help sell its products to the world.
Horticulture has "the brightest future of all" in New Zealand's primary industries, according to Mike Petersen, special agricultural trade envoy.
Fresh milk opportunities in China should be explored among consumers there concerned about the quality of their water, says an agricultural expert.
The world has changed and we need to understand that, says Mike Petersen, special agricultural trade envoy.
We will see a $8/kgMS milk price again – but we will also see $4/kgMS again, says New Zealand special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen.
Only eight months ago, Federated Farmers and NZ's special agriculture trade envoy, Mike Petersen, said the TPPA was going to be gold standard or bust, NZ First leader Winston Peters says.