Thursday, December 7, 2023
93% of Kiwi adults eat red meat, new study finds
Barrowclough quits Lincoln Agritech
Going back to native bush for a better bottom line
Firming forecasts for Fonterra farmers as co-op ups midpoint range
Ben Anderson lives the Central Hawke’s Bay and farms deer, cows and trees.
December 4, 2023
A lesson for farmers from the Danakil Depression
Stoicism has its place, but merely trudging along should not be our default, says Ben Anderson.
November 20, 2023
Science is great – just look at explosives
Ben Anderson digresses to remember fun times with the blasting gun.
October 13, 2023
Harness the power of not being a dick
With the way things are going, farmers are going to need to get better at winning friends, says Ben Anderson.
September 25, 2023
Dear Chris, ignore the deer-culler’s dog
Ben Anderson asks the next prime minister for less nostalgia about farming in NZ and more fresh thinking.
August 11, 2023
Farming by the peasants, for the peasants
Ben Anderson reckons he no longer has to take what the market dishes out.
July 19, 2023
Change will deliver us from the wolf
It’s hard to see change as a positive when you feel under threat, says Ben Anderson.