PIGS ARCHIVES

Changes at pork industry body

Competing with the growing amount of imported meat will be a key challenge for the New Zealand pork industry as it strives for future sustainability.

Welfare starts with the farmers

Farming livestock in New Zealand has become a complex and challenging occupation that outgoing NZ Pork chairman Ian Carter says needs to be addressed. Annette Scott reports.

Pork boss wants joint effort

New Zealand’s primary industry sectors have much to gain by working together, NZ Pork chairman Ian Carter says.

The pork industry will be finding new ways to do more eith less this year because of reduced funding.

Rongotea sale October 19

While there were more cattle on offer at Wednesday’s Rongotea sale prices held in line with the last sale, Tristan Gordon from New Zealand Farmers Livestock reported.

Magazines going back to Leggett

NZX Agri is selling its two farm management magazines, Country-Wide and The New Zealand Dairy Exporter.

Food for thought

New Zealand is attracting record numbers of visitors who want to experience this country, its people and products. It’s also a great time to be adding value and developing our globally admired “Brand NZ”.

Rongotea sale August 24

A big entry of feeder calves were the main attraction at Rongotea on Wednesday, while limited store cattle numbers sale prices firm, Darryl Harwood from PGG Wrightson reports.