Striking a balance
Synthetic nitrogen fertiliser use on pastoral farms will be capped under new rules to improve freshwater quality though a proposed national bottom line for dissolved inorganic nitrogen has been put on the backburner for a year.
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Stress pockets in agricultural lending
Agriculture has fared relatively well during the covid-19 pandemic but vulnerabilities in the sector remain, the Reserve Bank says.
Market base is strong but ...
Despite significant primary sector disruption from covid-19 and drought Beef + Lamb forecasts a positive outlook for sheep and beef exports this season. It’s mid-season update says beef, lamb and mutton farmgate prices will maintain their high levels.
Wool export contracts shaky
Foreign wool buyers are threatening to walk away from contracts with New Zealand exporters as they fight to survive the global coronavirus lockdown.
Burger run shows up food folly
The plan for a food security policy is long overdue with the McDonalds lettuce shortage highlighting its need more than ever, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says.It is a warning that should not be ignored.
Crop farmers get a new interface
Nutrient management reporting has just got a lot faster and cheaper for cropping farmers with the integration of farm recording package ProductionWise and Overseer.It has been 18 months in the making but now the Foundation for Arable Research’s ProductionWise farm recording package can interface directly with OverseerFM.