Land Use News Centre
The latest Land Use headlines from New Zealand’s top rural news outlets.
- Global Dairy Trade auction: Have milk prices bottomed?by Jamie Gray on 8 February 2023 at 3:57 am
Dairy prices lifted at the latest GDT dairy auction, partly reversing last year's fall.
- Forestry company owner says charges of crimes against the environment lacked meritby Leighton Keith on 8 February 2023 at 3:00 am
John Turkington says the jury's not guilty verdicts showed charges lacked merit.
- DairyNZ CEO Dr Tim Mackle to step down after 15 yearson 8 February 2023 at 12:31 am
Mackle, who steps down on June 30, says farming will always be in his blood.
- The Country Full Show: Wednesday, February 8, 2023on 8 February 2023 at 12:30 am
Dr Tim Mackle, Jane Smith, Winston Peters, Emma Parsons, Brad Osborne.
- Deer milk boosts muscle mass, bone density, study findson 7 February 2023 at 10:43 pm
Pāmu has been pursuing deer milk as a viable dairy product for many years.
- A2 Milk welcomes streamlining of Australia/NZ class actionsby Jamie Gray on 7 February 2023 at 9:45 pm
A2 Milk says streamlining lawsuits will reduce risk of inconsistencies.
- National Shearing Circuit: Competition heating upon 7 February 2023 at 9:36 pm
Nathan Stratford leads at the top of the table but the points are pretty tight thereafter.
- GDT - prices finally on the rise in 2023on 7 February 2023 at 5:48 pm
Prices in the latest GDT auction are all up across the board
- Otago Regional Council considers using RHDV to control rabbitsby Hamish MacLean on 7 February 2023 at 4:00 pm
Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus is currently on a national unwanted organisms list.
- Understanding sexed semen technologyon 7 February 2023 at 5:00 am
CRV brings Better Herd event to Te Awamutu as sexed semen and dairy beef sales jump.
- Global food prices decline further in Januaryby email@example.com (Staff Reporters) on 7 February 2023 at 1:55 am
The benchmark index of international food commodity prices declined in January for the tenth consecutive month, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the […]
- Grinding mussel shells into calcium carbonate offers high-value waste solutionon 6 February 2023 at 5:00 pm
- Hobson’s brand Sandwich Ham recalled due to possible presence of Listeriaon 2 February 2023 at 8:00 pm
- Gallagher's Aussie expansionby firstname.lastname@example.org (Sudesh Kissun) on 1 February 2023 at 11:55 pm
Gallagher Group has acquired an Australian sheep and cattle handling equipment maker as part of its global expansion. Norton Livestock Handling Solutions, […]
- Building on close ties!by email@example.com (Peter Burke) on 1 February 2023 at 10:55 pm
Ireland's new ambassador to New Zealand, Jane Connolly, says the connections between her country and NZ are significant. She told Rural News these centre are […]
- Eucalypt posts project aims to reduce use of treated posts and greenhouse gas emissions on vineyardson 1 February 2023 at 9:00 pm
- Scholarship opens up opportunities for ambitious young beekeeperby firstname.lastname@example.org (Staff Reporters) on 1 February 2023 at 2:55 am
Canterbury-based Lucas Waldin, age 19, has been named as the recipient of the 2023 Apiculture New Zealand Ron Mossop Youth Scholarship in beekeeping. Waldin […]
- Corteva and Sam Whitelock team upby email@example.com (Staff Reporters) on 1 February 2023 at 1:55 am
Corteva Agriscience and former All Black Sam Whitelock have announced they are teaming up to promote the Corteva brand. Whitelock, known for his 140+ rugby […]
- Good quality and size a feature of 2023 export apple cropby firstname.lastname@example.org (Staff Reporters) on 31 January 2023 at 1:55 am
The New Zealand apple industry is expecting fruit of good quality and size as it heads into the 2023 export harvest season. “At the same time, we are […]
- Independent review: M. bovis spread in Wakanuion 29 January 2023 at 11:33 pm
- How your kids can have the coolest lunchon 26 January 2023 at 10:00 pm
- Help stop the spread of invasive seaweed in Hauraki Gulfon 24 January 2023 at 11:33 pm
- Knocking down Wallaby populationson 23 January 2023 at 8:00 pm
- Batch of Pams Carrot Batons recalled due to possible presence of E.colion 20 January 2023 at 5:00 am
- M. bovis confirmed properties continue to decreaseon 19 January 2023 at 11:33 pm
- Labour challenges still loomby email@example.com (Peter Burke) on 18 January 2023 at 9:55 pm
As chief executive of the larget kiwifruit growing operation in NZ, Seeka boss Michael Franks says labour is slightly less of an issue than it was a year ago. […]
- Busy summer for Biosecurityon 18 January 2023 at 8:00 pm
- Drone monitoring project gains ‘beyond visual line of sight’ aviation approval to help protect...on 18 January 2023 at 1:59 am
- Have your say on the draft Hauraki Gulf Fisheries Planon 16 January 2023 at 8:00 pm
- Check your freezer if you bought Pams frozen berries in the South Island yesterdayon 15 January 2023 at 4:00 am
- Summit throws spotlight on food and fibreby firstname.lastname@example.org (Staff Reporters) on 13 January 2023 at 1:55 am
The hunt is on for the latest crop of innovators who have helped lift New Zealand’s reputation for producing high quality foods and fibres to even greater […]
- Wool project aims to put money back in farmers’ pocketson 12 January 2023 at 7:00 am
- Harmony sausages recalled due to possible presence of foreign matteron 11 January 2023 at 5:00 am
- Robot boosts animal disease testing in biosecurity emergencyon 10 January 2023 at 8:00 pm
- Feedback sought on proposed catch limits for Northland rock lobsteron 9 January 2023 at 8:00 pm
- Beefing up technology helps to lift cattle breeders' profitsby email@example.com (Sudesh Kissun) on 22 December 2022 at 10:55 pm
Bull breeding business Rissington Cattle Company is turning to the latest technology to help beef farmers lift profitability. The Hawke’s Baybased company […]
- The 12 food safety myths of Kirihimeteon 21 December 2022 at 8:00 pm
- Keep our fisheries sustainable: Only take what you need for a feedon 20 December 2022 at 8:00 pm
- Kaikōura pāua fishery to reopen in 2023on 18 December 2022 at 8:00 pm
- Forestry scholarship programme invests in young Kiwisby firstname.lastname@example.org (Staff Reporters) on 16 December 2022 at 8:55 pm
The forestry sector continues to attract young New Zealanders, claims New Zealand Forest Services as seven applicants join the Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – […]
- Alliance's record-breaking yearby email@example.com (David Anderson) on 7 December 2022 at 8:55 pm
Meat processor and marketer Alliance Group has had a good year reporting a record profit of $117.2 million for the 2021-22 financial year. The meat co-op […]
- WoolWorks welcomes Customs Ministerby firstname.lastname@example.org (Staff Reporters) on 4 December 2022 at 10:20 pm
Wool scourers WoolWorks New Zealand recently welcomed Minister of Customs Meka Whaitiri to its Napier plant to celebrate a milestone for an important exports […]
- EPA back at Fieldaysby email@example.com (Staff Reporters) on 27 November 2022 at 10:28 pm
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) says it aims to highlight innovation and empower people to act now in the interests of the planet with its Sharing […]
- $40k raised for forestry mental healthby firstname.lastname@example.org (Staff Reporters) on 25 November 2022 at 3:55 am
More than $40,000 has been raised to lead a mental health initiative for forestry at a charity auction dinner held in Rotorua last week. Opened by newly […]
- Will prices stay strong?by email@example.com (Content supplied by Rabobank) on 24 November 2022 at 8:55 pm
Dairy Dairy commodity markets were weaker again in October 2022. There were close to double digit falls in spot prices across the dairy complex. Growing […]
- Fonterra Fund unit price slumpsby firstname.lastname@example.org (Sudesh Kissun) on 24 November 2022 at 7:55 pm
Fonterra's new capital structure has been partly responsible for the slump in price investor-held units, the Fonterra Shareholders Fund (FSF) annual meeting […]
- Case IH new Fieldays sponsorby email@example.com (Mark Daniel) on 23 November 2022 at 6:55 pm
After a short hiatus, New Zealand's National Fieldays event is back - with a brand-new sponsor. After a forced postponement from its normal timeslot in June […]
- Combining solar and pastoral farmingby firstname.lastname@example.org (Staff Reporters) on 9 November 2022 at 9:55 pm
A new Massey University study will explore the potential for combined solar and pastoral farming in New Zealand by grazing sheep around solar panels on a […]
- New chair for Synlaitby email@example.com (Sudesh Kissun) on 9 November 2022 at 8:55 pm
Canterbury milk processor Synlait Milk will get a new chairman next month. Simon Robertson takes over from one of the company founders, John Penno, who […]
- LA food truck serves a taste of NZby firstname.lastname@example.org (Staff Reporters) on 4 November 2022 at 10:55 pm
A new food truck is hitting the streets of Los Angeles to give residents a taste of New Zealand. The food truck was launched by Beef + Lamb New Zealand […]