Thursday, August 11, 2022

Opinion


Ideology out of control as policy decided on the hoof

Ideology out of control as policy decided on the hoof

Allan BarberAug 11, 2022
Proposals for the Significant Natural Areas, for example, could end up ‘preventing farmers from doing anything with huge swathes of their own farmland’.

Baffled by backflip on carbon farming

Guest writerAug 10, 2022
Proposals to curb the status of exotic forests were there for a reason – to address the issue of planting for carbon farming only, with no intention to harvest, Feds and B+LNZ say.

Farmyard diplomacy has lessons for the US in Taiwan

Steve Wyn-HarrisAug 9, 2022
Don’t goad a stroppy bull, or it could end badly for both parties

How about throwing some shade their way?

Guest writerAug 9, 2022
Letters to editor from Farmers Weekly readers.


NZ Post’s rural deliveries still lost in the mail 

NZ Post’s rural deliveries still lost in the mail 

Alan EmersonAug 8, 2022
It starts with being unable to read any address with a fire number.
Floods are everyone’s problem to solve

Floods are everyone’s problem to solve

Neal WallaceAug 8, 2022
Rural ratepayers have logically carried most of the financial burden, as they have the most to lose, but the issue is broader.
Mega forestry carbon changes on the way

Mega forestry carbon changes on the way

Keith WoodfordAug 5, 2022
The government has signalled seismic moves on climate change and forestry policies, with long-term implications for both.
Case against red meat takes a farcical turn

Case against red meat takes a farcical turn

Alan EmersonAug 3, 2022
When eating red meat is compared to tobacco use, you know the debate has plumbed new depths.
Ready for my solar-powered hovercraft

Ready for my solar-powered hovercraft

Steve Wyn-HarrisJul 29, 2022
The latest weather events got Steve Wyn-Harris thinking about winters in general.
War chest underpins NZMB work

War chest underpins NZMB work

Guest writerJul 28, 2022
A fund set up in World War 2 is still helping to pay for the board’s cutting-edge industry programmes.
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