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Animal Welfare Amendment Bill To ‘phase Out’ Live Animal Export Shows That MPI Represents The Economy, Not Animals

Press Release – Direct Action Everywhere New Zealand

Direct Action Everywhere New Zealand (DxENZ) is speaking to the Primary Production Committee at 09:15am on Thursday 9 December on the proposal to phase out live export (Animal Welfare Amendment Bill 2021). Sending cows who were born in New Zealand on … Read more »

New Funding To Assess Impact Of On-farm Plantings On Beneficial Insects

Press Release – Plant and Food Research

Plant & Food Research and co-investment partners welcome the $2.2 million of Government funding for a new project Beneficial Biodiversity for the Greater Good, just announced by Agriculture Minister Damien OConnor. The $3.2 million, … Read more »

New Zealand National Fieldays Society’s Annual Report To Reflect A Changing World

Press Release – New Zealand National Fieldays Society

New Zealand National Fieldays Society (NZNFS) released its Annual Report following a virtual Annual General Meeting of Society Members held on Saturday. The new format report uses an all-inclusive approach to reflect the evolution of the organisation … Read more »

Unique Partnership To Enhance Soil Health And Test Regen Ag Practices

Press Release – Synlait

New research on farms across New Zealand will measure and provide farmers tools to enhance soil health, including identifying where regenerative agriculture practices can make a difference. Agriculture Minister Damien OConnor today announced a unique … Read more »

Once In A Generation Level Of Change Divides Primary Sector

Press Release – BNZ

Bank of New Zealands (BNZ) Shift Happens Future of agribusiness report today reveals a divided primary sector, adapting to the challenges of climate change and regulation, demanding more from rural connectivity, and grappling with COVID-induced … Read more »

Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Challenges, Business Overview And Forecast Research Study 2021 To 2031

Press Release – WiredRelease

Global Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market research analysis trails crucial business scenarios and events like technological advancement, collaborations, and acquisitions, Water-Soluble Fertilizers product presentation and various business strategies of … Read more »

Christchurch Wins Bid To Host Asia Pacific Seed Congress In 2023

Press Release – NZ Grain and Seed Trade Assn – NZGSTA

Christchurch was announced by the Asia Pacific Seed Association (APSA) as the host of the next international Congress to he held in 2023. The seed trade event is set to take place in Christchurch in 2023 at the Te Pae convention centre. In a statement … Read more »

WTO Trade Ministers Must Seize Agricultural Subsidy Reform Opportunity

Press Release – DCANZ – Dairy Companies Association New Zealand

Ahead of the WTOs 12th Ministerial Conference from 30 November – 3 December, the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) is strongly supporting calls for a meaningful outcome on agricultural subsidies reform. “Agricultural domestic … Read more »

Don Agro International Achieves 8.9 Thousand Tonnes Growth In Crops Harvested

Press Release – ACN Newswire

Don Agro International Limited (the “Company” or “Don Agro”) and its subsidiaries (collectively the “Group”), one of the largest agricultural companies based in the Rostov region of Russia is pleased to announce that it has … Read more »

For New Zealand, COP26 Is Right On Trend. A Lot Of Talk, Not So Much Action

Opinion – Nigel Little

Of all the commitments to come out of COP26, The Global Methane Pledge is arguably the most significant. While carbon dioxide emissions usually grab the headlines, methane quietly continues to contribute a third of current global warming from human … Read more »

Greenpeace Calls On Govt To Walk Away From Failed He Waka Eke Noa

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is calling on the Government to walk away from the voluntary agribusiness industry partnership known as He Waka Eke Noa which has today admitted that it wont do the one thing it was supposed to: reduce agricultural emissions. “The He … Read more »

He Waka Eke Noa Admits Agriculture Scheme Won’t Cut Emissions

Press Release – Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird is calling on He Waka Eke Noa to put their plan to price agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in the bin because even He Waka Eke Noa says it wont actually cut emissions.  According to the discussion document He Waka Eke Noa released … Read more »

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