Women dominate the shaping of agriculture

John King, centre, talks about differences in communication at one of his sustainable agriculture courses.

Women are spearheading changes in farm practice, says John King.

RSE workers unionise

Central Amalgamated Workers Union organiser Steve McManus has been signing up Recognised Seasonal Employer workers in ...

Migrant vineyard workers in Marlborough on a Government-sponsored scheme join a union for the first time in years.

Farmers bullish on prospects

Federated Farmers meat and fibre chairman Miles Anderson is feeling good about meat prices but less so wool.

Farmers are feeling more confident about their lot, across all sectors.

Labour to levy farming water tax

Federated Farmers environment spokesman Chris Allen says he is disappointed Labour wants to levy a tax on irrigation water.

The Labour Party has restated it will charge farmers for water and discharging too many nutrients.

Journo queries cow-global warming link

The life of a sheep or cow cannot add extra atom carbon to the atmosphere that was not already there before the animal ...

An Aussieds author debunks the link between methane emissions of cattle and global warming

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