Fears of PKE contamination

Fears of PKE contamination

Claims by the Ministry of Primary Industry that palm kernel expeller is a "suitable" feed to import into New Zealand have been strongly challenged by the man who raised the issue of the dangers.

What is a drought?

What is a drought?

The traditional sense is defined by a "long period of abnormally low rainfall," but the amount of rainfall, or even irrigation, is arguably less than half the bigger picture; the remainder is capturing and retaining moisture in the soil.

Lizzie's drought project

Small-scale farmers in a Zimbabwean village are set to benefit from the work of a Canterbury school girl.

Light wanted on glyphosate

wheat A Matamata veterinarian is trying to shed light on why Monsanto patented herbicide glyphosate as an antibiotic.

Magnesium product quality questioned

Lab results highlight the poor quality of many magnesium products being sold on the market, Ravensdown says.

Lizzie's drought project

Feds' membership in focus

Rowland Smith shearer

Smith wins NZ shear Champs

Hastings shearer Rowland Smith crowned a stellar couple of months on the competition circuit with a comfortable New Zealand Open Championship win.

Standing ovation for supplier

Richard Batley Feeding the supply chain with 2450 lambs in one season led Rimrock Hills to the winner's podium.

Zespri saga may worsen

With questions hanging over the fiscal transparency of Zespri’s offshore subsidiaries, worse may be yet to come out of China for the single-desk statutory monopoly.

Commission seeking swaps farmers

Feds stop feed

Daniel Clayton

Future Beef a winner

Participating in the Future Beef NZ programme can help young people interested in the beef industry.

Deer cheese could make history

red deer Kiwi scientists and a cheesemaker from Oamaru have produced what they believe may be the world's first deer cheese.

West Coast in drought

Drought has been been declared for the first time in the Buller and Grey districts.

Hole could be key to drug stash in container

Drought pushes dairy auction prices up

palm kernel

Fears of PKE contamination

Claims by the Ministry of Primary Industry that palm kernel expeller is a "suitable" feed to import into New Zealand have been strongly challenged by the man who raised the issue of the dangers.

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