Job attraction a challenge for NZ Apple and Pear Industry

Press Release – Pipfruit New Zealand

A great challenge facing New Zealands Apple and Pear industry is job attraction not creation, according to its leaders. Read more »

IFS Growth wins prestigious Deloitte Fast 50 award

Press Release – IFS Growth

IFS Growth is proud of receiving the Deloitte Fast 50 regional award for agriculture at a ceremony held at the Dunedin Town Hall last night. Read more »

IrrigationNZ ‘dams’ Ruataniwha myths

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

IrrigationNZ has taken the unprecedented step of taking out full page adverts in Hawkes Bay and Wellington newspapers to illustrate how the Ruataniwha Dam could bring similar benefits to the Hawkes Bay as the Opuha Dam has delivered for the … Read more »

FLO ALL Women delegation – exploring new opportunitues in NZ

Press Release – FICCI Ladies Organization

New Delhi September 22, 2016 An all women business delegation of FICCI ladies Organization (FLO), the women wing of industry body FICCI, consisting of 42 women entrepreneurs and professionals from pan- India will begin a 14 day visit to New Zealand from today … Read more »

UPDATE: NZX milk futures fall from record after GDT

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 22 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand milk price futures have fallen in the wake of the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, having reached a record in the run-up to this week’s sale, but remain above the payout level forecast by most of the country’s … Read more »

MPI scores own goal over botched funding critique

Press Release – Ropere Consulting

Ministry for Primary Industry scores own goal over botched funding critique for proposed Wairarapa Dams Read more »

Five year groundwater quality report presented

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

A five year Groundwater Quality report shows Hawkes Bay aquifer systems are generally suitable for drinking water supply. Read more »

Aviation NZ Press release TAIC Report September

Press Release – Aviation New Zealand

We welcome the clear direction provided by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) in its report into the aircraft accident in Central Otago in August 2014, which was released earlier today, said John Nicholson, Chief Executive of … Read more »

River Restrictions Highlight Need for Water Storage

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Richard Prosser MP Spokesperson for Primary Industries 22 SEPTEMBER 2016 River Restrictions Highlight Need for Water Storage Read more »

Surge in demand for venison

Press Release – Duncan Venison

VENISON SALES SET TO SOAR THIS SPRING AS KIWIS BECOME MORE ADVENTUROUS, AND HEALTH CONSCIOUS IN THE KITCHEN Read more »

NZM And Silver Fern Farms Set Out New Path for SILERE

Press Release – Silver Fern Farms

21 September: The New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) and Silver Fern Farms have reached agreement for NZM to take 100 per cent ownership of Alpine Origin Merino Limited, previously owned jointly. Read more »

New funding for Mayfield Hinds irrigation scheme

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed $345,000 in new funding to investigate expansion of the Mayfield Hinds irrigation scheme in mid-Canterbury. Read more »

Canterbury Drought Update – August 2016

Press Release – Enviroment Canterbury

Many Canterbury rivers and streams have started the irrigation season already on restriction as a result of low rainfall. Read more »

Our Water is a Political Hot Potato

Press Release – Kerry Mackintosh

Water has become a political hot potato in Hawkes Bay. Hastings District Council Deputy Mayor and Hawkes Bay Regional Council candidate Cynthia Bowers remains in favour of the Rutataniwha dam albeit with a list of conditions, but has done a complete … Read more »

Technology set to play big part in NZ agriculture

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Ultimately, for New Zealand to diversify its export base, technology will play a critical role in improving value-add in agricultural exports, a leading New Zealand agri-tech expert says. Read more »

Questions Over ‘Misleading’ Funding Applications

Press Release – Wellington Fish and Game

A report released today shows the Irrigation Acceleration Fund (IAF) paid almost $1 million to an infrastructure project in Wairarapa based on highly misleading information and an application that lacked credible economic analysis. Read more »

NZ dollar gains on expectations of dairy auction price rise

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 20 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar gained ahead of a GlobalDairyTrade auction which is expected to deliver another increase in whole milk powder prices. Read more »

New event to showcase innovative NZ food and agri startups

Press Release – Rabobank

New event to showcase innovative New Zealand food and agri start-ups to investors applications sought Read more »

Sale to China of Silver Fern Farms a Reward for Deceit

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The governments approval today for Silver Fern Farms to sell 50 per cent to Chinese company Shanghai Maling is nothing more than a reward for deceitful misrepresentation. Read more »

NZ dairy sector optimism jumps to 9-year high, Rabobank says

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Two-thirds of dairy farmers have told agri-lender Rabobank they expect conditions to improve as the jump in commodity prices at recent auctions flows through to sentiment. Read more »

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