A backlash against plastic may finally turnaround the fortunes of the beleaguered wool industry, struggling with record low returns.
“Old man’s beard must go” – Botanic Man David Bellamy urged Kiwis 30 years ago to get rid of one of the country’s worst plant pests, but it is still with us.
Kiwis want to know where their food comes from but groups representing local producers say taking too broad a brush to the issue could damage export relationships and increase costs for consumers.
It is unbelievable that in 2018 we are still turning a blind eye to horrific cases of animal abuse on farms throughout New Zealand.
Prices fell by 1.7 per cent to US$3222 a tonne at the latest global dairy trade (GDT) auction, suggesting lower prices are “here to stay”, Westpac economist Anne Boniface says.
Regional economic development minister Shane Jones is refusing to make public messages backing his criticism of Fonterra chair John Wilson.
You’re a company feeling its way in China when you get a call that a shipment of seafood is held up at the border.
Just 2 per cent of New Zealanders believe they would be personally affected by a biosecurity breach, despite the far-reaching impacts of Mycoplasma bovis and kauri dieback.
Cattle are being banned from A&P shows across the country as the risk of Mycoplasma bovis continues to haunt the rural sector.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is investigating a pig farm near Timaru over whether it is using sow crates illegally.