15 June 2020
12 June 2020
Catchment groups offer farmers the chance to take the lead in freshwater quality enhancement while maintaining profits.
10 June 2020
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.
5 June 2020
A third of dairy farmers might have to cut nitrogen fertiliser use and suffer lower profits because of a Government-imposed cap on its use.
29 May 2020
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.
22 May 2020
Renewed trust in the primary sector is being shown by the Government and its officials as they see changing economic fortunes around the globe, sector leaders say.
18 May 2020
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.
15 May 2020
Farmers and growers will play a critical role in New Zealand’s economic recovery so the Budget set aside $232 million to increase primary sector jobs and opportunities, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says.
8 May 2020
Rural communities are banding together to help Hawke’s Bay farmers dealing with drought and a feed shortage.
4 May 2020
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.