Productive riparian planting, flies as pollinators, protecting hill country soils – innovative projects sitting on the side-lines will now go ahead thanks to a funding boost to the Sustainable Farming Fund, Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor announced today.
Associate Agriculture Minister Meka Whaitiri has today launched the new Good Employer Awards in recognition of outstanding primary industry employers and those that provide services to the primary industries.
Associate Agriculture Minister Meka Whaitiri has announced the winner of the Postgraduate Science Scholarship at National Fieldays today.
Flooding damage around the Tolaga Bay area of Gisborne meets the criteria for a medium scale event, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Communities Damien O
A plan to help farmers and growers reduce their impact on fresh water, through good farming practices, has been launched today.
Associate Agriculture Minister Meka Whaitiri expects a wide range of animal welfare issues to be discussed with animal advocate groups at the upcoming all-day Animal Advocacy Hui.
Government and farming sector leaders have agreed to attempt the eradication of cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis from New Zealand to protect the national herd and the long-term productivity of the farming sector.
Farming leaders and the Government have come together again today to discuss ways to combat Mycoplasma bovis, says Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor.
The Coalition Government is delivering on its commitment to strengthen New Zealand’s biosecurity system and support our valuable primary sector, says Agriculture, Biosecurity, Rural Communities and Food Safety Minister Damien O’Connor.
The Coalition Government and the primary sector will work together to boost the science behind the valuable Overseer farm management tool, say Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor and Environment Minister David Parker.
Budget 2018 invests in projects to build sustainability, productivity and resilience across the primary sector as the Government works alongside farmers and rural communities to provide leadership on some of New Zealand’s most pressing issues, say Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor and Climate Change Minister James Shaw.