The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Meat producer First Light Foods has won gold for the second year running at the 2019 World Steak Challenge in Dublin.
As barbeque season gets into full swing, New Zealand researchers are investigating whether certain kinds of red meat could actually protect against heart disease.
A three-year research project to try to discover whether grass-fed Wagyu beef has significant health benefits is in its final stages.
Two New Zealand farmer-owned co-ops are jointly offering an alternative revenue stream for farmers through a Wagyu programme.
Dairy farmers wanting to spread risk and income source are enquiring about Firstlight Wagyu genetics, says the company's supply manager Peter Keeling.