Irish farmers are facing similar concerns to their NZ counterparts about how they can reduce the agriculture sector's greenhouse gas (GHG) contributions without severely restricting their future production and profitability.
For small organic dairy farms like Campbell Village in South Africa, finding the right level of automation is key.
Fonterra has launched its ‘carbonzero’ certified NZMP organic butter to the North American market, the first such ingredient product in its portfolio.
The NSW Government has announced that a moratorium on genetically modified (GM) food crops will be lifted in the state from 1 July 2021, ending an 18-year ban.
Plans for the United Kingdom to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) have come with a warning from New Zealand dairy companies.
There is widespread praise from both the primary and business sectors for the signing last week of a revamped free trade deal with China.
Trade Ministers for New Zealand and China have signed an upgrade to the free trade agreement between the two countries.
New Zealand will be in the virtual spotlight for the next 12 months as it hosts the APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) conference.
The director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Qu Dongyu, has pledged to intensify efforts toward addressing child labour in agriculture through a dedicated work programme.
The Australian dairy industry is exploring long-term strategic partnerships with the world’s biggest producer of milk – India.
One of the world’s largest dairy cooperatives is moving to 100% recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles from next month.
New Zealand is looking to Ireland for support as it negotiates a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU).
World food prices rose for the seventh consecutive month in December, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) reports.
A former Irish Prime Minister says even if the UK and EU manage to work out a deal over Brexit it will be very limited and cause a lot of disruption.
A deepening trade spat between China and Australia shouldn’t impact New Zealand, according to trade analyst Stephen Jacobi.
Australia has introduced a support package for struggling field days organisations.
The United Nations has removed a tweet following a global backlash from farmers.
Bunnings’ decision to no longer sell timber from an Australian state-owned forestry agency that breached conservation laws is being criticised.
Scientists are calling for urgent action following the discovery of a new strain of swine flu.
An increase in the use of trackers is enabling UK police to recover 100s of 1000s of pounds worth of stolen machinery.
US pig farmers could soon be culling on-site due to a COVID-19 induced backup at meatpacking plants.
Dairy processors say the launch of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between New Zealand and the UK is a positive development.
Honda Australia has signalled it will stop selling quads/ATVs in that country as the discussion about the effectiveness of Crush Prevention Devices (CPD’s) rages on.
Imagine New Zealand supermarket chains buying raw milk directly from farmers — that's what's happening across the ditch.