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Environmental benefits of glyphosate

Press Release – Agcarm

Glyphosate, the world’s most widely-used weed management tool has extensive economic and environmental benefits for farmers, especially for those involved with New Zealands grains industry. Read more »

Voting for Fonterra Elections, Annual Meeting Resolutions

Press Release – electionz.com

Voting is now open for the 2018 Fonterra Board of Directors Election, the Shareholders Councillor Elections in two wards, and seven Annual Meeting resolutions. Read more »

Otago researcher takes genomic sequencing to the farm

Press Release – University of Otago

In a world first, international scientists including a University of Otago researcher, have used whole genome sequencing to help diagnose a plant pathogen destroying crops on African farms, potentially paving the way for preventing crop failures, vital … Read more »

HUI Māori Collective Launched at Parliament

Press Release – New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

One of New Zealands most innovative business solutions to take high-quality local food and beverage products direct to Chinese consumers – has been launched at the Beehive. The formal agreement to create the HUI Mori Collective was signed … Read more »

NZ primary sector exports seen rising 2.5% to $43.8B

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealands primary industry export revenue is forecast to reach $43.8 billion for the year to June 2019, an increase of 2.5 percent on the prior year, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries’ latest Situation and … Read more »

September 2018 Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Media Release: September 2018 Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries New Zealands primary industry export revenue is forecast to reach $43.8 billion for the year to June 2019, an increase of 2.5 percent from 2018. The Ministry for Primary Industries … Read more »

WIL locks in $11.5 M toward revised Dam cost

Press Release – Waimea Irrigators Limited

WIL locks in $11.5 M toward revised Dam cost To secure a 100-year water supply for Tasman and Nelson through the Waimea Community Dam, a group of local businesses has committed to invest $11 million in Waimea Irrigators Limited. Waimea Irrigators Limited … Read more »

New NZ Young Farmers CEO plans North Island road trip

Press Release – Young Farmers

NZ Young Farmers new chief executive will couch surf her way around the North Island next month. Read more »

EPA chemical reassessment rational, says Agcarm

Press Release – Agcarm

A strong food supply and healthy livestock are vital for the future of New Zealands primary industries and economy. The government reviews the tools that play an essential role in the fight against pests and diseases that threaten these. Read more »

Kiwi natural products exporters offered US insights

Press Release – Buy Pure

New Zealand natural products exporters and entrepreneurs have an opportunity to gain insights to give them the inside running into the US market at an Enterprise Bootcamp in November, 2018. Read more »

Gene editing upsets the applecart

Press Release – Life Sciences Network

New Zealand will slip behind its competitors and forfeit opportunities to address climate change, water quality, pests and other environmental concerns if we reject the use of gene editing in our primary industries the chairman of the Life Sciences … Read more »

Commission releases draft report on Fonterra’s Milk Manual

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Commission releases draft report on Fonterras 2018/19 Milk Price Manual The Commerce Commission today released its draft report on its annual review of Fonterras Milk Price Manual for the 2018/19 dairy season. Read more »

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