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More funds for rural connectivity

More funds for rural connectivity

ByStaff reporterJul 5, 2022
The Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI’s) Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures fund is co-investing $149,500 to help WISPA Network Limited (WNL) tackle the commercial roll-out of a rural-focused Long Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN). MPI director of investment programmes Steve…

On-farm GHG reductions come at a large cost

ByHugh StringlemanJul 4, 2022
The cost of reducing methane and nitrous oxide emissions on the Northland Agricultural Research Farm (NARF) in the 2022 season was 40% of operating profit compared with typical dairy farming…

Top cheeses found at annual awards

ByRichard RennieJul 4, 2022
A clutch of champion cheese makers and commercial operators were recognised at this year’s champion cheese awards, along with a raft of quality cheeses claiming category victories. This year’s supreme…

MyFarm extends poultry investment

ByHugh StringlemanJul 1, 2022
MyFarm is offering a rural commercial property investment in the Taranaki poultry industry consisting of $16.7 million raised from wholesale investors and bank finance of $10.24m. Called the Bristol Properties…


Strong backing for new wool venture

Strong backing for new wool venture

ByAnnette ScottJul 1, 2022
National Council of NZ Wool Interests chair Rosstan Mazey is confident Wool Impact will have the capability to support and…
Dairy Farmer July 2022

Dairy Farmer July 2022

ByStaff reporterJul 1, 2022
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Seeka sets sights on being carbon neutral

Seeka sets sights on being carbon neutral

ByBusinessDeskJun 30, 2022
New Zealand’s largest kiwifruit grower Seeka is on its way to being carbon neutral by 2050 but still plans to…
Group has plans for wool’s impact

Group has plans for wool’s impact

ByAnnette ScottJun 30, 2022
The Government has invested $4.5 million in a new venture to drive export growth for New Zealand’s strong wool sector.…
Govt boosts funds to reduce food waste

Govt boosts funds to reduce food waste

ByAnnette ScottJun 30, 2022
The Government has boosted the coffers to further help minimise the waste of surplus edible food. This comes as a…
Paving the way for seaweed farming

Paving the way for seaweed farming

Marine farming is booming in New Zealand, with mussels, oysters and salmon riding the ‘blue economy’ wave. Earlier this month…
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