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.
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.
Small-scale farmers in a Zimbabwean village are set to benefit from the work of a Canterbury school girl.
The current overall number of farmer members in Federated Farmers may be as low as 12,000-13,000, Straight Furrow has discovered.
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.
Drought has been been declared for the first time in the Buller and Grey districts.
Has Home and Away jumped the shark? (spoiler)