Is food vegan simply because it doesn’t come from a cow? This question has puzzled one in five Britons.
Biosecurity aside, most farmers will tell you the biggest challenge facing the primary sector is a shortage of good, qualified people.
What attracts staff and makes them stay longer? Two Pāmu Farms human resources staff have found out.
We all know how hard it can be to attract quality staff, and how great it is when you find someone that works hard, knows their stuff and has the right attitude.
Notable cases of employment breaches by large companies have cropped up recently, some appearing to be unintended short-changing of employees.
WHETHER MOTIVATED by profitability or a drive for continuous improvement, growing staff productivity is an ongoing challenge facing all businesses.
Investing in the relationship with farm workers can boost productivity and improve farm performance according to a visiting academic.
Twelve new frontline border staff will help New Zealand's biosecurity defences stay strong, says MPI.