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Workforce gap will hobble spring/summer production

We can help pave the way to post-Covid economic recovery but not if crucial cogs in our production systems are hobbled by key gaps in the workforce...

Workforce gap will hobble spring/summer production - Feds

Tens of millions of dollars’ worth of farm production and the jobs of other workers are at risk if the government continues to dither on allowing a limited number of skilled agricultural machinery operators into New Zealand....

Economic Week - August 7

Lending to the agricultural sector was up slightly in June, with strong growth in horticulture masking a continued squeeze in dairy lending.

Arable farmers pleased with 2020 harvest yields

Final harvest data for wheat, barley and oats (milling/malting and feed) in 2020 show yields were up 17% overall across the six crops....

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Essential Freshwater: Action for healthy waterways

Essential Freshwater: Action for healthy waterways – A discussion document on national direction for our essential freshwater.

Riparian Fencing and Waterways Funding Initiative – Applications Open

Up to $100 million has been allocated from the Provincial Growth Fund to provide significant levels of funding (80-100%) for fencing of waterways and associated works such as culverts, causeways, riparian planting and stock water reticulation (but no