Comprehensive twice-daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
Daily at 6:25am and 12:35pm
The growth in dairy exports to China has given a boost to figures for the month of April. Audio
News from the rural and farming sector. Audio
The dairy co-operative Fonterra has narrowed its range of what thinks farmers will earn for their milk this season. Audio
After years of argument, the Zero Carbon Bill is now before parliament, and passed its first reading supported by all parties except Act. Audio
The listed dairy company Synlait has hit a new snag in its plans for a nutritional powder manufacturing site at Pokeno in north Waikato, but the company is shrugging off any risks. Audio
News from the rural and farming sectors. Audio
Federated Farmers says the theft of 65-thousand dollars worth of sheep will be very damaging for the farmer who lost them. Audio
A farming leader is adding another concern to worries about forestry's takeover of farmland. Audio
Comprehensive twice daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
Rural news can be heard weekdays in Morning Report at 6:22 am, and Midday Report at 12:35 pm