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Economic week July 28

Dairy farmers received a welcome boost this week, with Fonterra announcing a 25 cent increase in its forecast 2017/18 milk price to $6.75 per kg milk solids. ..

Boarding allowance rise is key issue for rural voters

For a farm manager with three kids, boarding school costs can be half of their take-home pay..

Government Fiddling With Immigration Doesn’t Help Rural NZ

We are disappointed that the Government failed to address our concerns in these proposals.

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Mycoplasma bovis

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responding to the detection of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis in a dairy herd in South Canterbury this week

The Rambull - Winter 2017

Meet Miles Anderson, new Meat & Fibre Industry Chair and get the latest news in the meat sector

New Arable Industry Executive Group

One of the tasks at the recent industry group AGM was to elect the new Executive.