We need a deep rethink of how we use space, says Future Farmers member Findal Proebst.
Several distance students among winners at 30th annual awards event.
How has the newly elected List MPs' time in Federated Farmers set them up for the job in politics?
There’s no rural-urban divide, research finds, but better dialogue could help air concerns.
Sector keen to discover who will handle sensitive ag and trade portfolios.
The work of journalists, like the work of farmers, really matters to society and they can be an easy target when things go wrong, says Daniel Eb.
Alone among farmers and growers, horticulturalists are feeling better about their operations.
Shared love of working with animals creates bond between students.
The voice for the future needs to be farmer led, one where we acknowledge the nuances from farm to farm and work with farmers to change.
Rural Issues Debate set for Mystery Creek ahead of October election.
Young people working in food and fibre sector get organised.
'I want farmers to know there’s nothing more important to New Zealand than agriculture.’
Sixty-six percent of region’s land devoted to primary production.
Party-political part of the programme kicks off red meat conference.
Agriculture’s young warrior women are an inspiration, says Cheyenne Wilson.
New CEO has held leadership roles at trust for past six years.
Clear signs that orchards, arable and pastoral properties are starting to regenerate.
Country is ‘years ahead’ in meeting UK consumers’ sustainability standards.
Admirable farming practices chime with consumers’ post-covid world view, SFF conference hears.
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins says he knows how important it is for the government to pull out all the stops on exports.
Livestock, so often vilified in GHG debates, is in fact a solution if managed well, says John King.
It’s hard to see change as a positive when you feel under threat, says Ben Anderson.
Farmer sentiment has improved two quarters in a row in Rabobank’s Rural Confidence survey.
Food production a sensitive ecosystem, says Rabobank head.
Ag New Zealand’s favourite scribe officially retires his weekly From the Ridge column.
With GM often being more about politics than productivity, should we really be betting on a monoculture?
Good news is roughly half of on-farm reduction will cost little or nothing, McKinsey and Co report says.
Scientists disappointed that latest softening of anti-GM stance doesn’t go beyond human health research.
"Whatever happens, I can be proud of the effort I’ve put in over the years. I’m going to go out knowing that I gave it my all."
The graduates hitting the job market now have picked up valuable skills, says Cheyenne Wilson.
Long-awaited report overtaken by rural NZ’s recent weather-related and farming challenges.
Twenty-eight FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year competitors will also compete for a national title, along with 63 AgriKidsNZ competitors from across the country.
There’s not much talk of the government among this cohort. Bureaucracy moves too slowly and the path to prosperity lies with them, not Wellington.
Tech company pleads for businesses to help rebuild food production in region.