Farming News

MIE will go on, if wanted

Meat Industry Excellence says it will carry on, if farmers want it, despite further resignations from the group's executive.

WIRL gains $8.4m funding

WIRL gains $8.4m funding

New Zealand's wool industry could be ‘‘transformed'' by a research partnership that has secured $8.4million of Government investment over seven years, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy say.

Crop farm programme starting to Sprout

Crop farm programme starting to Sprout

Dunedin agritech start-up AgriTrack is getting help to expand.

SAFE ad in UK paper 'irresponsible'

SAFE ad in UK paper 'irresponsible'

New Zealand's special agricultural trade envoy says a bid by animal activists to slate the country's dairy industry is "grossly irresponsible".

Calling time after two terms

Calling time after two terms

For the past six years, Beef and Lamb New Zealand has been Anne Munro's life.

Century on farms call

'Tis the season to apply for the 2016 New Zealand Century Farm and Station Awards.

Dairy award entries down

Entries in the 2016 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards are the lowest since 2010.

Encouraged to vote

Alliance Group shareholders are being urged to vote in this year's director elections. Six candidates are nominated for two vacancies.

Farmers defended in wake of 'dark side' video

Farmers defended in wake of 'dark side' video

A Waikato farmer has launched an impassioned defence of his fellow farmers following an expose on the "dark side of the farming industry".

Video exposes dairy industry cruelty

Video exposes dairy industry cruelty

The man who exposed calves being cruelly mistreated on dairy farms said he was tipped off by concerned farmers and rural community members.

High value seen in omega-3 in lamb

High value seen in omega-3 in lamb

''Exciting stuff'' is how Murray Behrent describes a project examining omega-3 content in lamb.

Otago farmers win river award (+ video)

Otago farmers win river award (+ video)

Farmers in the Pomahaka River catchment in southwest Otago who banded together to improve water quality have been recognised at the NZ River Awards.

Thinking pink helps raise funds for hospice support

Thinking pink helps raise funds for hospice support

Tom Ballantine has been through a rough patch.

Trust head promotes wool with a passion

Trust head promotes wool with a passion

Wool is a fibre that ''easily ticks all the boxes''.

Dairy prices tumble agan

Dairy prices tumble agan

Dairy prices dropped for the third time in a row at this morning's GlobalDairyTrade auction, the price index falling by 7.9% since the last sale and putting more downward pressure on Fonterra's farmgate milk price forecast for the current year.

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