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