A mate of the Hound reckons outgoing special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen, who is due to finish his current…
From a sheep and beef farming background, Chilton has been an instructor on the Christchurch Men’s Prison farm for about 20 years.
Suggest to farm manager Warren Chilton that he is farming people as much as he is farming animals and he readily agrees.
Farmers NZ-wide are being urged to lift their biosecurity – particularly on overseas travel and visitors – after a possible outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) was mooted in the Philippines earlier this month.
If African swine fever (ASF) hits New Zealand it will “absolutely and totally” obliterate our pork industry, says Freedom Farms general manager Hilary Pearson.
Credibility and consumer appeal can depend on how you translate the five major points of animal welfare into action on farm, says Freedom Farms general manager Hilary Pearson.
Backyard pigs on farms or properties whose operators don't know the food regulations pose the biggest threat of foot and mouth disease (FMD) entering the country, says NZPork chairman Ian Carter.
New welfare standards came into effect in pig farming yesterday, meaning sows and gilts must not be confined in stalls during pregnancy.
Pig kill for the last financial year was 12,000 less than budgeted for by NZPork, showing the continuing consolidation in the industry.
THE NEW ZEALAND pork industry congratulates the Ministry for Primary Industries on successfully shutting down an alleged illegal meat trading operation in South Auckland.