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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch 10/1/19

Press Release – NIWA

A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed hotspots. Persistent hotspot regions … Read more »

NZ commodity price slide slowed in December – ANZ

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 9 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand commodity prices fell for a seventh straight month in December, with gains in log, beef and lamb prices not enough to offset weaker dairy returns, ANZ Banks monthly commodity price index shows. Read more »

Fonterra’s Farm Source™ to Sell Livestock Division

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra has today announced that it will sell the Farm Source livestock division to Carrfields Livestock an established livestock agency provider. Read more »

New Wanaka A&P Show campaign explores being “local”

Press Release – Wanaka A and P Show

The Wanaka A&P Show today launches a timely campaign about the sense of community and what it means to be a local in Wanaka. Read more »

Politicians and PC 1

Press Release – Primary Land Users Group

Politicians are people who create problems and then deny responsibility. A classic example is the Waikato Regional Councils (WRC) Proposed Plan Change 1 (PC 1). Read more »

Science in the Darkroom

Press Release – Plant and Food Research

Science in the Darkroom: Unseen science on glass plate negatives from the Plant & Food Research collection Read more »

TIL Logistics clears a third hurdle with Farmlands contract

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 27 (BusinessDesk) – A year after its backdoor listing, TIL Logistics has renewed the third of three contracts billed as risks to its financial performance. Read more »

Animals always the losers on factory farms

Press Release – SAFE

Animals always the losers on factory farms, as fire rips through West Auckland poultry sheds Read more »

TIL Logistics Renews Farmlands Fuel Transport Contract

Press Release – TIL Logistics

Pacific Fuel Haul, a division of TIL Logistics, has renewed its fuel transport and distribution contract with Farmlands Co-operative, with the signing of a long term, strategic supply contract. Read more »

NZAgbiz recognised for creating value

Press Release – NZAgbiz

Since the industrial revolution, businesses have been built on a linear take-make-waste model. But as pressure on resources grows, there is a need to shift to a more circular economy. The circular model seeks to maximise the lifecycle of materials, optimise … Read more »

Project highlights nutrient loss challenges for farmers

Press Release – Greening Tukituki

Project highlights nutrient loss challenges for farmers. Work by farmers on a Hawkes Bay project aiming to cut their nitrogen losses has provided valuable lessons and highlighted the challenges ahead. Read more »

Livestock farmers join the GIA biosecurity partnership

Press Release – GIA

Key players in the livestock farming sector have taken steps to protect their multi-billion-dollar export industries from pests and diseases by joining other primary sector organisations and Government in the biosecurity fight. Read more »

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