Farmers Weekly NZ 25.11.2019

Prices go crazy

Red meat prices, buoyed by demand for protein, are sailing in unchartered waters with wethers fetching $373 a head at Coalgate on Thursday, Hazlett livestock general manager Ed Marfell says.


Farmers Weekly NZ 18.11.2019

Hear our voices

Country went to town in Wellington on Thursday with hundreds of farmers marching on Parliament to protest against what they see as increasing afforestation of productive farmland, often by overseas owners.


Farmers Weekly NZ 04.11.2019

$9 billion shock

Claims the Government’s essential freshwater proposals could cost the livestock industry over $9 billion a year are selective, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says.


Farmers Weekly NZ 14.10.2019

Get on with it

Politicians might be slow acting on climate change but retailers and consumers who buy New Zealand produce aren’t and they expect Kiwi farmers to reduce their carbon footprint, special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen says.