Farmer's Voice | Ali Van Polanen

Immigrant workers play a big part in rural New Zealand and the agricultural industry. Wiggy chats with Ali Van Polanen who's Dairy Farm Assistant Manager was effected by the recent border restrictions due to covid-19.

Farmers Weekly NZ 01.06.2020

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.



THE VOICE: Working together is the way forward

I wake up in the morning and I feel happy to be a farmer are the words spoken to me in conversation with a neighbour last week.

This is a sentiment I am starting to hear regularly.

Dairy Farmer 04.05.2020

Upgrade No 8 wire to No 8 fibre

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne has been in lockdown with her family but has been just as busy as ever. She says the lockdown has given agri sector the chance to rebuild New Zealand’s love for the sector that will drive economic recovery.