Thursday, May 19, 2022

Farming


AgResearch embraces Mātauranga Māori with new research group

AgResearch embraces Mātauranga Māori with new research group

ByStaff reporterMay 17, 2022
Crown Research Institute AgResearch has launched a new Māori Research and Partnerships Group to help incorporate Mātauranga Māori into its existing science structures. Its head Ariana Estoras says Mātauranga Māori will add to the toolbox AgResearch has to work with…

Call centre gearing up for Moving Day

ByColin WilliscroftMay 17, 2022
Moving Day is approaching fast and Ospri’s recently-appointed support and customer service manager Adam Wright hopes a support centre restructure will help make recording herd movements easier for farmers. Moving…

Dry autumn sparks adverse event declaration for Waikato

ByGerald PiddockMay 17, 2022
Extremely dry conditions in South Auckland and Waikato have prompted the Ministry for Primary Industries to classify the region as a drought. The declaration as a medium-scale adverse event will…

A numbers game

ByRoss NollyMay 17, 2022
As a child a Taranaki farmer discovered a passion for the Ayrshire, though his father had a predominately Jersey herd. That passion never waned and eventually led to him starting…


No lessons in shaming and bullying farmers

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…
New loan requires less gas and more care

New loan requires less gas and more care

ByRichard RennieMay 16, 2022
Farmers wanting to borrow against their environmental and social goals now have the ability to raise a loan and earn…
New regulations compel consents for 2023 crops

New regulations compel consents for 2023 crops

ByRichard RennieMay 13, 2022
As many farmers grapple with a looming feed crisis this winter, planning for next winter may also demand attention sooner…

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…
Canterbury farmers urged to return excess agrichemicals

Canterbury farmers urged to return excess agrichemicals

ByStaff reporterMay 10, 2022
Canterbury farmers and growers are being urged to make use of a subsidised programme to return their unwanted or expired…
Concern over widespread dry conditions

Concern over widespread dry conditions

ByNeal WallaceMay 6, 2022
Dry autumn conditions are spreading throughout the country, with most regions seeking rain and forecasters warning conditions are likely to…
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