It is business as usual for farmers around the country, despite Covid-19.
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Climate change has changed the way New Zealanders view trees, University of Canterbury (UC) head of forestry Professor Bruce Manley says.
A Kenyan student hopes her research into harvested New Zealand trees will help this country meet its climate change targets.
New Zealand’s lockdown over Covid-19 is an opportunity for the agricultural sector ‘‘to step up and remind our country how great we are’’, Farmlands chief executive Peter Reidie says.
The uncertainty around the Covid-19 pandemic is adding yet another headache for North Canterbury farmers.
Everyone feels fearful, overwhelmed or anxious at times, resilience speaker and crisis negotiator Lance Burdett says.
Now is an exciting time for young people to get into forestry, University of Canterbury head of forestry Prof Bruce Manley says.
Farmers in North Canterbury have plenty of drought experience and can take credit for being in reasonable shape as dry conditions bite, Winton Dalley says.
As the world goes into shutdown and New Zealand tries to contain Covid-19, rural folk have a huge advantage over their urban counterparts, Huirapa Puketeraki upoko (chief) David Ellison says.
Forecast primary sector export revenue for the year ending June 2020 is $1.3billion lower than the previous forecast in December and further downward revisions are likely. The latest Situation and...
There is more than a hint of autumn in the air over the last few mornings, with fog in the valleys and a heavy dew everywhere else.
A farmer-led catchment monitoring group wants to expand its activities following a successful first year.
New Zealand’s Hereford cattle industry was on show last week when delegates from around the world attended the week-long Boehringer Ingelheim World Hereford Conference in Queenstown. They also...
Missing two days of school may make Elena Daly (12) the envy of her Clinton friends but yesterday she was busy easing her horse, Netty, before show jumping and round the ring competitions at the...
The entire North Island, parts of the South Island and the Chatham Islands have been declared as being in drought.