Farming

17th Feb 20, 1:11pm
BNZ economists caution that the hit to the NZ economy from our worsening Big Dry could be as bad as the impact from coronavirus and they say a recession is a 'very real risk'
BNZ economists caution that the hit to the NZ economy from our worsening Big Dry could be as bad as the impact from coronavirus and they say a recession is a 'very real risk'
17th Feb 20, 1:11pm
11th Feb 20, 7:25am
Keith Woodford says land-use change is no solution for most farms caught in the debt to asset pincer
Keith Woodford says land-use change is no solution for most farms caught in the debt to asset pincer
11th Feb 20, 7:25am
3rd Feb 20, 5:00am
Terry Baucher talks to John Lohrentz about his proposal to to use tax incentives/disincentives to encourage change and innovation, which for an agricultural economy like New Zealand represents a huge opportunity
Terry Baucher talks to John Lohrentz about his proposal to to use tax incentives/disincentives to encourage change and innovation, which for an agricultural economy like New Zealand represents a huge opportunity
3rd Feb 20, 5:00am
30th Jan 20, 10:31am
Declining dairy asset values plus high debt place many dairy farms in a pincer, with increasing numbers going equity negative despite being cash flow positive
Declining dairy asset values plus high debt place many dairy farms in a pincer, with increasing numbers going equity negative despite being cash flow positive
30th Jan 20, 10:31am
5th Dec 19, 3:23pm
Federated Farmers is urging the banks to absorb as much as possible of the additional costs of the new bank capital requirements 'rather than dump it all on customers, and especially on under-pressure farmers'
Federated Farmers is urging the banks to absorb as much as possible of the additional costs of the new bank capital requirements 'rather than dump it all on customers, and especially on under-pressure farmers'
5th Dec 19, 3:23pm
29th Nov 19, 10:00am
The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on Aussie banks, changes in land uses, the NZ Productivity Commission's latest report, Unconditional Basic Income and urban design
The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on Aussie banks, changes in land uses, the NZ Productivity Commission's latest report, Unconditional Basic Income and urban design
29th Nov 19, 10:00am
30th Oct 19, 4:23pm
Keith Woodford casts an eye over the latest Mycoplasma bovis report and finds no one is any closer to the specifics of identifying how the disease got to New Zealand
Keith Woodford casts an eye over the latest Mycoplasma bovis report and finds no one is any closer to the specifics of identifying how the disease got to New Zealand
30th Oct 19, 4:23pm
10th Oct 19, 11:04am
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If we want to assure our export markets and tourists that we are actually a clean sustainable country, we actually have to prove it, freshwater ecologist Russell Death writes for The Spinoff
If we want to assure our export markets and tourists that we are actually a clean sustainable country, we actually have to prove it, freshwater ecologist Russell Death writes for The Spinoff
10th Oct 19, 11:04am
18th Jul 19, 12:01pm
Guy Trafford suggests the Government should focus more on transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rather than agriculture and bring everybody to the table to feel some of the pain
Guy Trafford suggests the Government should focus more on transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rather than agriculture and bring everybody to the table to feel some of the pain
18th Jul 19, 12:01pm
13th Jun 19, 1:29pm
The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
13th Jun 19, 1:29pm
8th May 19, 12:09pm
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What people are saying about the Government's announced targets on reducing emissions to limit global warming
What people are saying about the Government's announced targets on reducing emissions to limit global warming
8th May 19, 12:09pm
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8th May 19, 10:36am
Government commits to treating biological emissions differently to other greenhouse gas emissions as it introduces zero carbon legislation to Parliament; Fails to secure full support from National
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Government commits to treating biological emissions differently to other greenhouse gas emissions as it introduces zero carbon legislation to Parliament; Fails to secure full support from National
8th May 19, 10:36am
21st Feb 19, 11:34am
Tax Working Group recommends government includes agriculture sector in a reformed Emissions Trading Scheme
Tax Working Group recommends government includes agriculture sector in a reformed Emissions Trading Scheme
21st Feb 19, 11:34am
11th Aug 18, 10:34am
Guy Trafford and IrrigationNZ's Andrew Curtis argue irrigation and agreement on water policy will be crucial for food production in the future
Guy Trafford and IrrigationNZ's Andrew Curtis argue irrigation and agreement on water policy will be crucial for food production in the future
11th Aug 18, 10:34am
22nd May 18, 12:05pm
Simon Bridges says he doesn't want to use Mycoplasma bovis as a ‘political football’, despite the issue for weeks being kicked around by both National and Labour
Simon Bridges says he doesn't want to use Mycoplasma bovis as a ‘political football’, despite the issue for weeks being kicked around by both National and Labour
22nd May 18, 12:05pm
14th Sep 17, 11:17am
National to assist young farmers to buy Landcorp-owned farms; 'these farms are better off in the hands of hard working young farming families'
National to assist young farmers to buy Landcorp-owned farms; 'these farms are better off in the hands of hard working young farming families'
14th Sep 17, 11:17am
12th Sep 17, 12:10pm
Federated Farmers says farmers will protest in Jacinda Ardern's hometown of Morrinsville 5 days before the election over 'continued attacks on rural New Zealand'
Federated Farmers says farmers will protest in Jacinda Ardern's hometown of Morrinsville 5 days before the election over 'continued attacks on rural New Zealand'
12th Sep 17, 12:10pm
9th May 17, 9:48am
Keith Woodford says that the challenges of finding alternatives to dairying are under-estimated by urban New Zealand
Keith Woodford says that the challenges of finding alternatives to dairying are under-estimated by urban New Zealand
9th May 17, 9:48am
29th Mar 16, 6:57pm
Treasury, MBIE warn Government that big influx of students and holiday-makers on work visas in low productivity jobs is reducing skill levels of migration programme; warns some employers taking easy, cheap option of migrants vs locals
Treasury, MBIE warn Government that big influx of students and holiday-makers on work visas in low productivity jobs is reducing skill levels of migration programme; warns some employers taking easy, cheap option of migrants vs locals
29th Mar 16, 6:57pm
23rd Mar 16, 1:48pm
Fonterra CEO sees 5.5%/yr compound demand growth in global dairy markets by 2020; says European suppliers can't respond to that as limited by environment and herd size; Chairman says cash loan was unique to 2015/6; no plans to do it again
Fonterra CEO sees 5.5%/yr compound demand growth in global dairy markets by 2020; says European suppliers can't respond to that as limited by environment and herd size; Chairman says cash loan was unique to 2015/6; no plans to do it again
23rd Mar 16, 1:48pm

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