The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) is monitoring Silver Fern Farms while it waits for the company to fulfil a promise its deal with a Chinese company last year will benefit New Zealand.
Kiwifruit sales in Zespri’s Japanese market have grown by 30 per cent over the past two seasons and the co-operative plans to keep growth at 25 per cent over the next five years.
Milking buffalo owners are encouraging lifestylers and small block holders to start up small operations as an income earner.
More value needs to be created from red meat exports into China, says Rabobank.
The Government is working with vineyard contractors in Marlborough to get their workers out of rentals and into purpose-built accommodation.
Genetics, animal science and chemical-based innovations are being added for the first time to the Fieldays Innovations Awards this year.
The spread of Myrtle rust is continuing by the day, with the disease being found in three more Taranaki properties and also one in the Waikato.
Southland dairy cull sales have been enjoying a sustained period of high interest, according to industry observers.
While science is helping us discover vast new worlds beyond our own, the worlds explored by Sinead Leahy are far too small to be seen by the naked eye.
The destructive plant disease myrtle rust has spread to Waikato after being positively identified in a small number of plants at a Te Kuiti nursery.