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Pork and Bee industry in court today

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Pork and Bee industry in court today

Having two primary industry sectors fighting the Ministry in court today shows that our biosecurity safeguards aren’t working

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Wool price lifts on back of weaker NZ$

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Wool price lifts on back of weaker NZ$

The weaker New Zealand dollar and poor weather has combined to push up local prices as exporters struggle to meet shipment commitments.

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Strong demand for wool today

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Strong demand for wool today

… saw strong demand largely due to the lack of wool coming forward onto the market as a result of recent drought and in particular in the South Island wet weather.

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Discussion on reform planned

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Discussion on reform planned

…We had a highly constructive conversation around meat industry issues and many areas of alignment emerged..

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Potential for sawmilling byproducts

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Potential for sawmilling byproducts

If sawmillers on-sell wood residues to supplement their income this will in turn enable many new and emerging technologies…

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New rules for ag vehicles

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
New rules for ag vehicles

… agricultural vehicles first registered from June 1 2013 must use a flashing amber beacon at all times when on-road …

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Candy for cows has potential

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Candy for cows has potential

It’s a free-choice type of supplement in a block form — sort of like a big, 250-pound piece of candy for livestock

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Fonterra offer scaled back to 79% of 25%

| May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Fonterra offer scaled back to 79% of 25%

The high level of demand means the Fonterra Offer will be scaled. Fonterra will buy 79.7284 per cent of the economic rights each farmer shareholder offered to sell.

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60% more wheat needed by 2050

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
60% more wheat needed by 2050

Wheat is a major staple crop worldwide but its production has not reached demand in 10 of the 15 past years

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Angus bull for dinner – almost!

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Angus bull for dinner – almost!

… the bull in question will not be on the menu, but instead will have pride of place on the wall.

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