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International Human Resources specialist to join Ballance

Press Release – Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Ballance Agri-Nutrients is proud to announce that Jackie Rich, an internationally experienced human resources professional, has accepted the role of General Manager People and Capability. Read more »

Primary Sector Council launch Fit for a Better World vision

Press Release – Primary Sector Council

The Primary Sector Council has today released Fit for a Better World , its bold new vision for New Zealands agriculture, food and fibres sector. Read more »

DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ welcome sector-wide vision

Press Release – DairyNZ

DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand welcome todays launch of a shared sector-wide vision to be world leaders in the sustainable production of high-quality food and fibre. We are supportive of the Primary Sector Councils broad vision of having … Read more »

Feds happy to see recognition for the future of farming

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The governments launch today of a strategy for the future of farming will encourage farmers to continue with the work they are already doing, constantly focusing on improving their farming operations, Federated Farmers says. Read more »

Council funding recommendations deserve action, Feds says

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Some worthwhile recommendations but ultimately underwhelming is Federated Farmers summary of the Productivity Commissions final report on local government funding and financing. Read more »

Primary Sector Council’s unification vision welcomed

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand says the Primary Sector Councils vision to align the food and fibre sector is the right one, because it will enable the sector and the Government to respond collectively to current and future challenges. Read more »

Vision to unite the primary sector launched today

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Agriculture Minister Damien OConnor has welcomed the release of a bold new vision for the countrys vital food and fibre sector. Read more »

Will it be kiwifruit or strawberries for Christmas?

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Topping off the Christmas pavlova with kiwifruit may be more costly than last year, but strawberry prices are down as the holidays approach, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

FeedSafeNZ launches bold new initiative

Press Release – Feed Manufacturers Association

New Zealand Feed Manufacturers Association (NZFMA) has introduced a new risk management programme that sees significant upgrades to the auditing and testing conducted by feed manufacturers. Read more »

Two sides to the Western Sahara story

Press Release – Ravensdown

Farmer co-operative Ravensdown has granted access to Moller Park for a small group wanting to express their opinion about the arrival of legally sourced, essential phosphate rock in Dunedin. Read more »

Getting our act together at select committee

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The passing last night of the Farm Debt Mediation Act and amendments to the NAIT Act is not only good news for the agriculture sector but a great advertisement for New Zealands select committee process, Federated Farmers says. Read more »

Relief at Last for Debt Distressed Farmers

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

A New Zealand First bill 20 years in the making to help ensure the fair and equitable resolution of farm debt issues passed its final reading in Parliament last night. Read more »

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