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Cow emissions devastate the environment daily

Press Release – World Animal Protection

Today (24/10/18) researchers from World Animal Protection are warning that farm animals around the world are causing devastating damage to the environment by burping and farting out immense amounts of greenhouse gas every day. Read more »

Well located support farm placed on the market for sale

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

A sheep and beef run-off block used for supporting one of the North Islands biggest livestock breeding and finishing operations has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Subdued Early Spring

Press Release – REINZ

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 21 less farm sales (-7.7%) for the three months ended September 2018 than for the three months ended September 2017. Overall, there were 250 farm sales in the … Read more »

Top primary sector employers shortlisted

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Attracting and keeping the best people working in our primary industries is one of the most significant challenges for the sector, Minister of Agriculture Damien OConnor said as he announced the finalists in the first Primary Industries Good Employer … Read more »

The Nation: Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor

Press Release – The Nation

Emma Jolliff: Dozens of infringements and hundreds of warning letters have been sent to farmers who still arent complying with rules around cattle movements as MPI works to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis. Under tougher penalties, they could face … Read more »

Tractor fatality – farmer in court

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Tractors are an integral part of farm businesses, but they are also a key contributor to New Zealands agricultural industrys unacceptable number of farm deaths. In the last six years 30 New Zealanders have died while using them. Read more »

Comvita says new strategy should lift annual sales, earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Comvita says a new strategy focusing on its core mnuka honey products and securing supply should drive higher sales and earnings. Read more »

Is your rural property secure?

Press Release – New Zealand Police

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, were encouraging rural property owners to make security a priority. Read more »

Pāmu Deer Milk Wins Novel Food Award at NZ Food Awards

Press Release – Pamu Farms

Pmu Deer Milk Wins Novel Food Award at NZ Food Awards 18 October 2018, Auckland, New Zealand Pmu is excited to announce its success at the prestigious Massey University New Zealand Food Awards, taking home the Novel Food or Beverage Award … Read more »

‘Have your Say’ campaign launched for Rural NZ

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National Leader Simon Bridges has today launched the Have Your Say listening campaign for Rural New Zealand as the next step in Nationals 2020 election policy development process. Read more »

UPDATE: A2 shares climb 7.7% on Chinese formula sales

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) – A2 Milk Co shares jumped 7.7 percent after the company reaffirmed its expected annual revenue growth, piggybacking off the strength of its infant formula products. Read more »

EPA must reassess glyphosate and neonics

Press Release – SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil & Health Association is calling for an enquiry into the independence of New Zealands Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), following the EPAs announcement of priority chemical reassessments for possible bans or new controls. Read more »

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