PM Jacinda Ardern may have many talents, but an understanding of business is clearly not one of them.
New Zealand’s meat sector is launching a charitable trust to benefit those affected by the mosque attacks in Christchurch.
The unusually wet summer so far means a flush of feed NZ-wide, says Alliance Group chairman Murray Taggart.
Extreme dry conditions and the resulting erratic stock flows over the past year underline the value of a cooperative, Alliance farmer shareholders heard at their annual meeting this month.
Meat processor Alliance says its operating profit dropped 60% because of higher payment to farmer shareholders.
Premium lamb brand Te Mana Lamb took out the New Zealand Food Safety Primary Sector Products and Frozen categories at the New Zealand Food Awards.
Alliance Group has warned that its annual result, due to be reported in November, will show a drop in profit.
Ag Minister Damien O’Connor told the International Conference on Agricultural GHG Emissions and Food Security, held in Berlin last week, that NZ is spending large on R&D to identify options to reduce agricultural emissions.