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9th Aug 20, 9:07am
Angus Kebbell explores organic and sustainable viticulture in the Marlborough region, distinguishing the subregions formed by the valleys and landscapes
Angus Kebbell explores organic and sustainable viticulture in the Marlborough region, distinguishing the subregions formed by the valleys and landscapes
9th Aug 20, 9:07am
8th Aug 20, 12:35pm
Angus Kebbell explores with Ronlyn Duncan where farmers source their professional information and how well each channel is trusted
Angus Kebbell explores with Ronlyn Duncan where farmers source their professional information and how well each channel is trusted
8th Aug 20, 12:35pm
7th Aug 20, 10:37am
Guy Trafford finds that reports China is moving to reduce average red meat consumption to be wide of the mark and that our exports seem safe even through the pandemic
Guy Trafford finds that reports China is moving to reduce average red meat consumption to be wide of the mark and that our exports seem safe even through the pandemic
7th Aug 20, 10:37am
6th Aug 20, 10:10am
Guy Trafford says we should use this time between pandemic waves to prepare for a tougher market environment in which to sell our premium food products, given that the economic hurt from multiple waves will grow
Guy Trafford says we should use this time between pandemic waves to prepare for a tougher market environment in which to sell our premium food products, given that the economic hurt from multiple waves will grow
6th Aug 20, 10:10am
2nd Aug 20, 1:21pm
Angus Kebbell talks to two farmers in the Ward region of Marlborough who are changing the way they use their land, sympathetic to the unique climate in the region
Angus Kebbell talks to two farmers in the Ward region of Marlborough who are changing the way they use their land, sympathetic to the unique climate in the region
2nd Aug 20, 1:21pm
1st Aug 20, 11:19am
Angus Kebbell delves into why New Zealand's southern wine industry is so successful and its products so well regarded in world markets
Angus Kebbell delves into why New Zealand's southern wine industry is so successful and its products so well regarded in world markets
1st Aug 20, 11:19am
30th Jul 20, 10:32am
Selling high quality dairy products into China comes with all sorts of different tensions, from big power rivalries to dealing with suppressed consumer suspicions. It is a high risk trade even with exemplar products
Selling high quality dairy products into China comes with all sorts of different tensions, from big power rivalries to dealing with suppressed consumer suspicions. It is a high risk trade even with exemplar products
30th Jul 20, 10:32am
29th Jul 20, 4:01pm
Regenerative agriculture is in vogue as a concept but what does it really mean?
Regenerative agriculture is in vogue as a concept but what does it really mean?
29th Jul 20, 4:01pm
29th Jul 20, 10:11am
Allan Barber reviews two alternate visions for the primary sector, finding the Koi Tu reports "a masterpiece of practical clarity" with a "clear endorsement ... of the central role of the primary industries and growers in wealth creation and jobs"
Allan Barber reviews two alternate visions for the primary sector, finding the Koi Tu reports "a masterpiece of practical clarity" with a "clear endorsement ... of the central role of the primary industries and growers in wealth creation and jobs"
29th Jul 20, 10:11am
29th Jul 20, 9:25am
Guy Trafford welcomes the new focus on encouraging employment in the agricultural sector, but he finds very mixed signals especially from Government agencies, and is a sector starting this new search with some major handicaps
Guy Trafford welcomes the new focus on encouraging employment in the agricultural sector, but he finds very mixed signals especially from Government agencies, and is a sector starting this new search with some major handicaps
29th Jul 20, 9:25am
28th Jul 20, 9:54am
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China moves to drive a wedge between Australia and New Zealand by shifting its agricultural trade purchases away from Australia as punishment for its alignment with the US
China moves to drive a wedge between Australia and New Zealand by shifting its agricultural trade purchases away from Australia as punishment for its alignment with the US
28th Jul 20, 9:54am
25th Jul 20, 9:07am
Angus Kebbell explores how land use diversification can build up the value of a farming enterprise and make it a more attractive business when succession options are needed
Angus Kebbell explores how land use diversification can build up the value of a farming enterprise and make it a more attractive business when succession options are needed
25th Jul 20, 9:07am
23rd Jul 20, 11:20am
Guy Trafford tracks the underlying demand from China for animal feed and notes that product moves no matter what the political pressures are
Guy Trafford tracks the underlying demand from China for animal feed and notes that product moves no matter what the political pressures are
23rd Jul 20, 11:20am
22nd Jul 20, 2:42pm
Recent global auction results are offering economists encouragement that Fonterra will be able to achieve a return to farmers in the 2020/21 season at the upper end of the co-operative's forecast
Recent global auction results are offering economists encouragement that Fonterra will be able to achieve a return to farmers in the 2020/21 season at the upper end of the co-operative's forecast
22nd Jul 20, 2:42pm
22nd Jul 20, 8:55am
There may be as much as a 20% cost saving using clover over nitrogen fertiliser, but animal welfare issues will need attention. And will the push for agritech really raise exports?
There may be as much as a 20% cost saving using clover over nitrogen fertiliser, but animal welfare issues will need attention. And will the push for agritech really raise exports?
22nd Jul 20, 8:55am
21st Jul 20, 12:00pm
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NZIER's Chris Nixon explains how the nature of New Zealand’s trade, China, and strong institutions have combined to minimise COVID-19 uncertainties, and why the key is our land-based agricultural products
NZIER's Chris Nixon explains how the nature of New Zealand’s trade, China, and strong institutions have combined to minimise COVID-19 uncertainties, and why the key is our land-based agricultural products
21st Jul 20, 12:00pm
20th Jul 20, 2:40pm
The number of farms being sold and farm prices are both in decline, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand says
The number of farms being sold and farm prices are both in decline, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand says
20th Jul 20, 2:40pm
18th Jul 20, 9:56am
While domestic log demand remains steady, export demand is weakening as global supply rises while China's demand is little-changed despite the widespread flooding in the south
While domestic log demand remains steady, export demand is weakening as global supply rises while China's demand is little-changed despite the widespread flooding in the south
18th Jul 20, 9:56am
18th Jul 20, 9:16am
Angus Kebbell explores how women in farm partnerships involve themselves in the business, balance their role in the family, find their way in the local community, and find opportunities outside the daily pressures
Angus Kebbell explores how women in farm partnerships involve themselves in the business, balance their role in the family, find their way in the local community, and find opportunities outside the daily pressures
18th Jul 20, 9:16am
17th Jul 20, 10:32am
Guy Trafford reports that local markets are feeling the crosswinds of trade war tensions and the pandemic even if New Zealand and its exports are not directly targeted
Guy Trafford reports that local markets are feeling the crosswinds of trade war tensions and the pandemic even if New Zealand and its exports are not directly targeted
17th Jul 20, 10:32am

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Days to the General Election: 39
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.