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 2015's good, bad and ugly in regards to the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team...
'Grossly irresponsible' is how New Zealand's special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen has rightly described animal rights group SAFE's placement of an anti-NZ dairy farming ad in a British newspaper.
Grossly irresponsible – that's how Mike Petersen describes the animal rights group SAFE's placement of an anti-NZ dairying advertisement in a UK newspaper.
Affluent markets are the key prize in a free trade agreement with the EU, says ag trade envoy Mike Petersen.
David Anderson spoke with New Zealand's special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen and others about what TPP will mean for the NZ agri sector....
Even with the ANZAC relationship dating back 100 years, it seems the lack of commitment by our Australian cousins cost New Zealand's dairy sector more meaningful gains from the recently concluded TPP negotiations.
Rural News editor David Anderson asks New Zealand’s special agriculture trade envoy Mike Petersen about what happened at the TPP talks, whether a deal is ever likely and what this would mean for NZ.
NZ's special agriculture trade envoy Mike Petersen has given the Labour Party and others a serve over its clearly “political” stance and “ridiculous claims” about the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations.
Strong leadership, good networks and being change-ready are the key ingredients to running resilient farming operations, says Westpac managing director of private wealth and insurance, Simon Power.
“You can see exactly what’s going to happen,” Beef + Lamb New Zealand chairman Mike Petersen told Rural News. “There’s going to be low and slow supply from both the EU and New Zealand which is going to make it incredibly hard to fill Christmas orders.”