New Zealand scraps plan to tax farm emissions
Niamh Murphy
Legislation will be introduced later this month to remove agriculture, animal processors and fertiliser companies from the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.
31 May 2024 News
New trade deal with EU celebrated in New Zealand embassy
New Zealand trade deal with the EU will ease access to the EU market for New Zealand agri-food exports.
22 May 2024 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Uruguay, United States, UK and New Zealand.
Fonterra announces intention to sell consumer business
Co-op said the decision is part of a step-change in its strategic direction
22 May 2024 News
Beef industry outlook
Meat processors facing increased completion in key UK market due to that country's trade deals.
New Zealand sheepmeat exports to UK up 4,400t in Q1 2024
The AHDB reports imports for the first three months of 2024 reaching 10,500t, almost similar to volumes imported in 2021.
18 May 2024 Markets
Milk production on the wind-down in NZ
Zac Elkin from Craigantlet in Co Down is currently managing a dairy farm in Canterbury, New Zealand.
15 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Lorna Twomey wins Teagasc Walsh scholars gold medal
Lorna Twomey from Cork has won the Teagasc Walsh scholars gold medal with her PhD on evaluating the effectiveness of minimum chlorate technologies.
9 May 2024 News
New Zealand farmers fighting back and seeking support
New Zealand farmers are keen to join in an international effort to bring sound current science and basic common sense back into the debate, writes the Methane Science Accord
8 May 2024 Viewpoints
Conifer trees 'driving' employment in rural areas
The "fixation" that big conifer forests are bad and broad leaf forests are good is the wrong view to have, consultant Henry Philips has said.
8 May 2024 Forestry
Young dairy farmers can travel to New Zealand with new FRS scheme
New Zealand Dairy Careers and FRS have announced a work exchange scheme for young dairy farmers.
8 May 2024 News
New Zealand trade deal comes into effect
Increased access for New Zealand dairy, beef and sheepmeat to EU markets kicks in, but at much lower levels than in its deal with the UK.
3 May 2024 News