The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
BEEF + LAMB New Zealand (B+LNZ) is working together with its sheep farming counterparts from the US and Australia to get Americans eating more lamb.
THE LIVESTOCK death toll from a blizzard in the American west is put at more than 20,000 head, but the disaster has gone barely noticed in a country focused on the government shutdown and the debt ceiling threat to its financial reputation.
The United States dairy industry is turning its attention outside its own borders and could emerge as a significant competitor to NZ and Australia in international export markets, a visiting global dairy expert has cautioned.
News reports that the United States' Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) is to increase export subsidy support to US$60 million, is a misdirection of voluntary farmer levies in the eyes of Federated Farmers of New Zealand.
Rabobank Australia and New Zealand country banking division head Neil Dobbin has been appointed to run Rabobank's US agri banking business, Rabo Agri Finance (RAF).
US SHEEP farmers enjoying all-time high lamb and wool prices face a devastating threat from increasingly unstoppable barber’s pole worms.