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Government Agriculture Seminar Based On Ethnic Cleansing, War Crimes And Human Rights Abuses

Press Release – Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa

PSNA has written to the Minister of Agriculture, Damien OConnor, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nanaia Mahuta, urging the government to pull out of a proposed on-line seminar with Israels agriculture sector. The Chief Science Advisor to … Read more »

Why Is New Zealand, A Rich Country, Facing A “food Crisis”?

Press Release – Sunday Blessings

Parliament is coming under pressure from AUT Law students to ensure New Zealanders always have enough to eat, as advocates say the current food system is broken and foodbanks are a poor ambulance at the bottom of the cliff. Chief Human Rights … Read more »

Lessons To Be Learnt

Article – Andy Loader

RNZ today reported that Supermarkets are already stockpiling and industries are crisis planning for Omicron to break into the community “any day now”. They reported that Countdown Supermarkets are already taking note of their sibling-stores … Read more »

Extension 350 Annual Report Exceeds Expectations On Home Stretch

Press Release – Northland Inc

Northland Incs Extension 350 programme continues to make positive change within Northlands farming community as it enters its final 12 months, exceeding its original target of 350 farmers involved in the project. The 2020/21 Annual Report released … Read more »

Food And Fibre Careers Day Doubles In Size As Universities Come On Board

Press Release – Westpac Agri Futures

The Westpac Agri Futures Careers Expo is returning to Palmerston North in March with an expanded line-up of attendees that will offer more exciting pathways into rural employment for young New Zealanders. Hosted in association with Property Brokers … Read more »

Free Lunchtime Chats To Boost Farmer Resilience

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Three of New Zealands foremost motivational speakers on resilience and mental wellbeing will offer tips for farmers and growers in a series of free online lunchtime talks. Isolation and the sometimes stressful nature of agriculture, with severe weather … Read more »

Trev puts data squarely in the hands of the farmer with API

Press Release – Trev

Trev is excited to announce the release of its API, for the first time putting operational data squarely in the hands of the farmer. Read more »

Hawke’s Bay Disaster Relief Trust Gives $12, 291 To East Coast Rural Support Trust

Press Release – Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawkes Bay Disaster Relief Trust has given the remaining $12,291 of the regional drought relief fund to the East Coast Rural Support Trust. Hawkes Bay Regional Council chair Rick Barker says it made sense to give the funds to the Rural Support … Read more »

AACo Partners With The Zanda McDonald Award To Support Future Leaders In Agriculture

Press Release – Zanda McDonald Award

The new year is off to a great start for The Zanda McDonald Award, with the announcement that Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) have come on board as a partner for the trans-Tasman agricultural badge of honour. AACo, Australias largest integrated … Read more »

New Handbook Shows Farmers How To Plant For Bees

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

A handbook offering practical guidance on how to plant strategically to feed bees is now available free to New Zealand farmers. The document brings together knowledge from 10 years of field and laboratory research by the New Zealand Trees for Bees … Read more »

Global Fresh Potatoes Market: Global Market Growth Study, Future Trends, Demands, & Top Players Data By Forecast To 2031

Press Release – WiredRelease

A new global Fresh Potatoes market research report is an in-depth study of Fresh Potatoes industry including essential frameworks. Global Fresh Potatoes Market report highlights market revenue, share, growth and Fresh Potatoes market size. Also accentuate … Read more »

Plant & Food Research And Lincoln University Part Of Game Changing Gene Discovery

Press Release – Plant and Food Research

Scientists from Plant & Food Research and Lincoln University have contributed knowledge integral to the discovery of a new gene described as a game changer for global agriculture. The gene allows natural reproduction by cloning in plants, allowing … Read more »

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