The final list of candidates for Fonterra’s board election is out. Surprisingly only one candidate came through the farmer nominated…
In an electronic world, getting teenagers interested in careers in agriculture or horticulture is an uphill struggle.
A new task management system allows farmers and agricultural contractors to keep track of job and time records with an app, helping reduce mistakes and saving time.
Regional New Zealand will benefit most from changes to employer assisted visa settings, says BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope.
The tractor and machinery industry is welcoming a challenge by the Minister of Agriculture to train New Zealanders rather than continue relying on seasonal migrant workers.
Hawke's Bay's apple industry will spend $30 million on building accommodation totalling 1500 beds for RSE (recognised seasonal employment) workers.
Four years ago, Sharon and Wayne George decided they would quit the corporate rat-race to travel New Zealand in their nine-metre motorhome.
The first hour on an orchard is more important for a worker’s employment prospects than anything in their life previously, says successful Whangarei grower Patrick Malley.