The dairy giant should reconsider a proposal to spin off its brands arm as part of a review of its operations and direction, an analyst says.
There are continuing ructions at the country's largest company, Fonterra, which now has both an acting Chief Executive and as-yet unelected Chair. Fonterra's… Audio
News from the rural and farming sector. Audio
New Zealand's largest company, Fonterra has chosen from within its own ranks for a new chief executive, ending a worldwide search for a new boss. Audio
Displaying items 1 - 20 of 5659 in total
The High Court in Wellington has been told of a seven year delay in carrying out checks by the Ministry for Primary Industries that that led to 48-thousand imported seedlings being stuck in expensive… Audio
There are continuing ructions at the country's largest company, Fonterra, which now has both an acting Chief Executive and as-yet unelected Chair. Fonterra's CEO of the last seven years, Theo… Audio
Fruit and vegetable growers in south Auckland are warning further development could jeopardise the country's produce supply.
New Zealanders are being warned that urban sprawl could smother valuable productive land south of Auckland and make food more expensive.
Irrigators in Canterbury are breathing a sigh of relief after a court ruling in their favour. Audio
Catch up with what is happening with farmers and the state of farms and orchards around New Zealand. Audio
Vegetables became more expensive last month, with a cold and wet July pushing up lettuce prices, and tomatoes up by a third.
The hardware and garden chain Mitre 10 will phase out products containing neonicotinoids from November. Audio
Regional councils are letting dairy farmers get away with breaking their own rules, according to a report just released by Forest and Bird.
A Hawke's Bay businessman is taking the regional council to the Environment Court over its failure to regulate feedlots he says are polluting the district.
Some people buying mānuka honey in New Zealand are probably getting a raw deal, an Ashburton honey seller says.
Rapid advances in technology on farms are creating ethical dilemmas for farmers. Dr Nick Munn from Waikato University says there are big ethical implications in using hi-tech tools to help on a farm.
The Thompsons have just planted 15 hectares of kiwifruit trees and 4,000 Yen Ben lemon trees on their Kerikeri property. Back in 2008, the couple tried to retire, but it only lasted six months. Audio
This section includes items tagged with:
Tags related to items on this page are: