Friday, 20 January 2017 09:29

Perdue to head USDA

US President-elect Donald Trump has appointed former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as his new Agriculture Secretary.
Published in General News
Thursday, 08 December 2016 09:55

Will the crabs scatter or cozy up?

The voters have spoken – twice!

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 07 July 2016 09:55

US beef leg conformation causing concern

Leg conformation issues in US beef cattle are concerning Dr Temple Grandin.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 12:55

US politicians demand better dairy deal

The controversial free trade deal under negotiation between the US and Europe has hit another snag.

Published in World News
Monday, 18 April 2016 08:55

Pinpointing the growth targets

The US market is one of six growth regions pinpointed in Arla's strategy 'Good Growth 2020'.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 08:55

Michelin technology could feed the US

Tyre industry giant Michelin claims a trial at Harper Adams University, UK, shows farmers can increase yield by 4% using the company's Ultraflex tyre technology.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 10 December 2015 11:27

Fatter and fatter

US ranchers are letting cows gorge in feedlots for up to 60 days longer than usual.

Published in Milking It
Thursday, 26 November 2015 13:00

Better bottles weigh less

US company, Milacron Holdings Corp, says its Uniloy business and Consolidated Container have together developed a lightweight range of retail milk packs in gallon, half-gallon and other sizes – called Dura-Lite.

Published in Milking It
Thursday, 19 November 2015 11:45

OIO needs more funds – PM

The Overseas Investment Office needs more resources, but a reform of legislation is not on the cards because of lack of political support, Prime Minister John Key says.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 November 2015 10:17

Fonterra exits US joint venture

Fonterra will sell its 50% interest in DairiConcepts, the co-op's US joint venture with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA).

Published in General News
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