Thursday, May 19, 2022

Agriculture


Industry jobs still a hard sell

Industry jobs still a hard sell

ByNeal WallaceMay 16, 2022
The days of advertising job vacancies and then sifting through the applicants are gone for large rural employers like the Alliance Group. Its manufacturing manager Willie Wiese,says employers have to start recruiting well before the season, using creative tactics and…

No lessons in shaming and bullying farmers

ByKathryn WrightMay 16, 2022
Somewhere, beneath the hyperbole, there had to be a human. Usually, in all disagreements and misunderstandings there are two factors at play – the issues and how the issues are…

The ag sector’s budget 2022 wish list is for science

ByBusinessDeskMay 16, 2022
If increasing productivity is the name of the Government’s game, then the agriculture sector’s wish list for Budget 2022 is all about science.  The farming sector helped bankroll the economy…

A Californian thistle in my side

BySteve Wyn-HarrisMay 12, 2022
Steve Wyn-Harris has been struggling to keep Californian thistle in-check on his farm and hopes to have finally found the remedy. Photo: Wikimedia Commons “NATIONAL frontiers have been more of…


Food and beverage trails to savour the North

Food and beverage trails to savour the North

ByHugh StringlemanApr 27, 2022
Northland Inc’s food and beverage ambassador Justine Stuart is learning the special aspects of the province and co-ordinating the industry’s…
Farm employees getting higher salaries

Farm employees getting higher salaries

ByHugh StringlemanApr 26, 2022
Todd Charteris says it’s encouraging to see remuneration for on-farm roles growing strongly, given the huge contribution the sector had…
Farmers Weekly NZ 25.04.2022

Farmers Weekly NZ 25.04.2022

ByStaff reporterApr 22, 2022
Farmers WeeklyApril 25, 2022
AginED | 25th April, 2022

AginED | 25th April, 2022

ByStaff reporterApr 22, 2022
This week we have an ANZAC day special. Who kept the agricultural industries operation during war time?How are your students or…
NZ King Salmon clears the decks

NZ King Salmon clears the decks

ByHugh StringlemanApr 19, 2022
NZ King Salmon says it will change its production model to minimise summer mortality.NZ King Salmon will move towards cooler…
AginED | 18th April, 2022

AginED | 18th April, 2022

ByStaff reporterApr 18, 2022
For this special Easter edition we look at the history of rabbits in New Zealand and the issues surrounding them…
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