Is food vegan simply because it doesn’t come from a cow? This question has puzzled one in five Britons.
A group of high school students have spent four days on a live-in event at Waikato University to learn more about career opportunities in agriculture.
A new technology research institute called Plantech is planned for western Bay of Plenty using the region’s horticulture industry as a testing ground for new technologies and services.
Kiwifruit is heading towards being a major force in the New Zealand economy, a Waikato University report predicts.
A science project looking at manuka genetics, underway for some time, now may be useful in protecting the manuka species from myrtle rust.
A proposal for a National School of Rural Health (NSRH) by the universities of Auckland and Otago is too little, too late: training of rural doctors needs a totally new approach.
DairyNZ has awarded 55 scholarships to tertiary students as part of a wider drive to support young talent into the dairy industry.
Applause has replaced eye rolling as university students launch a scheme to show secondary schoolers the career opportunities in the primary industries.
The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHĀNZ) welcomes the proposal to establish a new rurally-focussed medical school for New Zealand.
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced the creation of a new freshwater institute between NIWA and the University of Waikato.