Displaying items by tag: USA

Monday, 29 June 2020 09:42

Pig of a situation in the US

US pig farmers could soon be culling on-site due to a COVID-19 induced backup at meatpacking plants. 

Published in World News
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 09:55

NZ grass-fed butter melting US hearts

Did you know that one of the world’s most expensive butters is made in New Zealand?

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 10:52

Meat demand soars

There is massive demand for New Zealand beef and lamb in the United States as that country struggles to cope with COVID-19.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 11:25

US market a ‘nightmare’

The US meat market is becoming something of a nightmare for NZ meat exporters with situations changing – in some cases – on a daily basis.

Published in General News
Monday, 30 March 2020 10:02

Dairy’s corona hangover

The outbreak of COVID-19 is weighing on global market sentiment and the 2020 outlook.

Published in World News
Friday, 27 March 2020 12:43

Tightened US rules an opportunity

OPINION: The updated US Department of Agriculture (USDA) rule for “grass-fed” or “pasture-fed” milk or meat is very restrictive.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 20 March 2020 09:53

Award up for grabs for responsible irrigation

Encouraging farmers to share ideas for achieving sustainable freshwater management has motivated the launch of a new award — with a trip to the US up for grabs.

Published in Management
Monday, 09 March 2020 12:18

Farmers flock to YouTube to make money 

A trend is emerging of farmers posting on YouTube to make money — but just how worthwhile are the returns?

Published in World News
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 13:21

PETA ad turned down

Animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA’s) request to erect a billboard memorialising 21 cows killed in a tractor-trailer crash in North Carolina has been turned down.

Published in Milking It
Monday, 17 February 2020 10:36

US farmer wins $411m in weedkiller lawsuit 

A US farmer has been awarded US$265m (NZ$411m) in a lawsuit against herbicide providers Bayer and BASF.

Published in World News
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