Following a review of the dairy quota allocation system, the Government will progress changes to the system in order to maximise opportunities for our dairy exporters.
New Zealand’s relationship with India took a significant step forward during Trade and Export Growth and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor’s three-day visit to New Delhi.
Breeding pasture designed to thrive in a changing climate is the focus of a new ‘Pasture Accelerator’ programme backed by the Government, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor announced today.
Trade & Export Growth and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor will depart for India on Saturday for bilateral talks to advance the economic relationship, from 27-29 Augus
The Government continues to invest in the work of farmers and rural communities to restore rivers and streams with an additional $9.1 million distributed across the country to improve land management practices, Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor has announced.
Food and fibre sector export revenue has hit new heights reaching $57.4 billion for the year to 30 June 2023 in the light of year-end data, bringing $1.2 billion more into the economy than was originally forecast.
A primary sector employer that focuses on helping young people reach their potential is the Supreme Winner of the 2023 Primary Industries Good Employer Awards, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor announced last night.
The Chris Hipkins Government has worked with farming leaders to design a final plan to reduce agricultural emissions, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has announced today.
Breeding top-notch working farm dogs is the focus of a new industry-led project backed by the Government, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says.
The Government is contributing a further $500,000 to the Post Your Support initiative, a community fundraising campaign supporting farmers and growers to fix cyclone damaged fences and growing structures.
A new Government-backed project aims to turn locally grown kānuka into high-value gourmet products, bringing new jobs to Ruatōria and giving a boost to the local economy.
New Zealand has taken steps to grow primary sector exports through agreement with China to boost agriculture and food safety cooperation.
Fifth-generation farmer and former Nuffield scholar Hamish Marr has been appointed New Zealand’s Special Agricultural Trade Envoy.
New Zealand’s food and fibre sector is on track to set a new record high, with export earnings to hit $56.2 billion by 30 June 2023.
The Government has announced a suite of measures to support farmers to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions while also maintaining their global competitive edge.
Trade and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor is welcoming the election of New Zealand’s candidate, Dr John Barker, as Director General of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) at a meeting this evening in Spain.
Freshwater farm plans to help farmers improve local waterways will be progressively phased in across the country.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor will travel to Washington DC tomorrow to speak at the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate Summit being held from 8 – 10 May 2023.
Today the Government reaffirms its commitment to animal welfare and the protection of our reputation as world-leading food producers, with the departure overnight from New Plymouth of the last live export by sea.
The Government is providing a further $23 million to support more farmers, growers, whenua Māori owners, and rural communities as they recover from Cyclone Gabrielle.