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Land Use News Centre
The latest Land Use headlines from New Zealand’s top rural news outlets.
Southern retailer says wool overtaking synthetic for carpet sales
by email@example.com on 22 October 2021 at 5:00 pm
The tide is turning for the sales of woollen carpet, a Southern retailer says.A national roadshow about a proposed merger between Wools of New Zealand and […]
Science catching up with farmers as regenerative agriculture continues to grow in popularity
by BONNIE FLAWS on 22 October 2021 at 4:00 pm
Researcher says it has the potential to transform farming, as scientists work with farmers to fill research gaps.
Study on sheep's impact on water
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Peter Burke) on 21 October 2021 at 8:55 pm
While there is clear proof that cattle, deer and pigs cause poor water quality when allowed to graze near waterways, little is known about what impact sheep […]
New research highlights NZ beef's differences
by email@example.com (Staff Reporters) on 21 October 2021 at 7:55 pm
Pasture-raised beef is a cornerstone of the New Zealand meat industry. However, it is not clear if it is understood the benefits consumers get from the meat […]
Strong wool roadshow proposes two companies merge to tackle 'plastic carpets'
by firstname.lastname@example.org on 21 October 2021 at 6:00 pm
Voting packs on a proposed merger of Wools of New Zealand and Primary Wool Co-operative have been posted to more than 2000 farmers this week. Otago Daily Times […]
UK free trade deal 'history in the making', South Canterbury farmer says
by CHRIS TOBIN on 21 October 2021 at 4:06 am
South Canterbury farmers and business leaders are welcoming a newly announced Free Trade Agreement with the UK, with one saying it is history in the making.
Increase in minimum hourly rate for Silver Fern meat workers
by email@example.com on 20 October 2021 at 2:30 am
Silver Fern Farms and the New Zealand Meat Workers Union have announced a lift in the minimum hourly productive rate paid to existing and new employees at all […]
Surfs up again this summer for farmers
by firstname.lastname@example.org (David Anderson) on 19 October 2021 at 10:55 pm
Surfing for Farmers - a surf therapy initiative that aims to help improve mental health and wellbeing in New Zealand rural communities - will be back around […]
How childhood food intolerances led a Canterbury family to sheep farming
by DAVID HERKT on 19 October 2021 at 4:00 pm
When Matt and Tracey Jones' youngest daughter was diagnosed with dairy intolerance, they went looking for an alternative.
Red tape agitates farmers
by email@example.com (Peter Burke) on 18 October 2021 at 10:55 pm
Farmers are agitated at what's confronting them in the environmental space. That's the view of Silver Fern Farms (SFF) chief executive Simon Limmer and one of […]
Farmer's death on quadbike likely to have been caused by gust of wind
by WELLINGTON REPORTERS on 18 October 2021 at 7:04 pm
Hawke's Bay farmer and dad of two young boys had probably been trying to stop a quad bike going over a cliff when he died, report finds.
More youth funded into sheep and beef careers
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Staff Reporters) on 18 October 2021 at 12:55 am
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) have signed a funding agreement with the Growing Future Farmers (GFF) Essential Farm Skills Programme, helping attract and […]
Failure to register NAIT animals costly for 2 Taranaki farmers under new regime
on 5 October 2021 at 8:00 pm
1BT forestry projects deliver boost for Hawke's Bay
on 10 August 2021 at 9:00 pm