New Zealanders ‘will continue to be the priority for employment’.
A Massey University researcher has identified rye grass plants that use water more efficiently.
OPINION: Are we on the brink of doing the wrong thing for all the right reasons?
OPINION: There are unintended consequences of what is being asked of rural New Zealand, says Dr Jacqueline Rowarth.
Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Nadine Tunley is concerned about the shortage of labour, and the pace and volume of change in the environmental area for fruit and vegetable growers across the country.
Farming danger has reached a five year high and one man’s near miss, trapped in a sinking tractor, reveals one of the main causes.
He was something of a pioneer when it came to mechanising Taranaki farming – occasionally building and refining the machinery himself.
Shovel-ready volunteers dig in for riparian planting projects to help restore biodiversity on a dairy farm and a bat colony.
Environment Southland has passed a 20 per cent rates increase, but not without accusations of grandstanding being made around the council chamber.
Leading agricultural sciences told the Climate Change Commission not to forget a food additive that can cut methane by 30 per cent.