Is food vegan simply because it doesn’t come from a cow? This question has puzzled one in five Britons.
Hawke's Bay's apple industry will spend $30 million on building accommodation totalling 1500 beds for RSE (recognised seasonal employment) workers.
Farmer groups are backing Government proposals to prevent productive land from falling to housing development. Horticultural land is especially in view.
Farmer groups are backing Government proposals to prevent productive land from falling to housing development.
The timber industry believes the government's announced boost to home construction, through a Housing Infrastructure Fund, needs to have a timber focus.
Wiht tight budgets this year, inexpensive improvements can be made to improve calf housing and conditions, says SealesWinslow nutrition and quality assurance manager, Wendy Morgan.
Last year's drought and this season’s low milk payout haven’t changed anything on Rex Butterworth’s dairy farm in Waikato.
A suggestion that New Zealand farmers should house more cows hasn’t gone down well with one industry leader.
Staff can get cows to milking within five minutes in Southland’s chilly winter rather than slog round in a wet swede paddock.
The recent visit by Professor Aalt Dijkhuizen, president of Topsector Agri and Food in the Netherlands, raised some interesting points about how New Zealand dairy farmers can learn from their Dutch counterparts.