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  • Careful whom PIC
    Careful whom you employ

    Rural Contractors New Zealand – the only national association and the leading advocate for rural contractors in New Zealand – is urging farmers to ensure their agricultural contractor is...

    • July 15, 2016
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  • Agrbusiness PIC
    Agribusiness needs to budget for volatility

    While volatility in business is to be expected, many of New Zealand’s primary producers have experienced a bumpy ride in recent years. Increased volatility driven by to swings in...

    • July 15, 2016
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  • Training vital PIC
    Training vital through the ups and downs

    Michael and Susie Woodward, runners up in the Share Farmer of the Year category in the 2016 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIA), know that riding the ups and...

    • July 15, 2016
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  • Destruction of PIC
    The world needs carbon-in not carbon-out

    If we stopped releasing carbon from the soil into the atmosphere and captured it instead then the serious problem of global warming could be solved. International soil scientist, Dr...

    • July 2, 2016
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  • Food safety PIC
    Food Safety Concerns Driving Kiwis to Buy Local 

    Kiwi consumers are seeking out locally made food, as concerns about product safety and levels of additives in consumer goods manufactured offshore drive purchasing behaviour – according to the...

    • July 2, 2016
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  • If you buy health and safety advice, make sure it’s the right advice

    Good health and safety practice is not something you can just buy off the shelf, and farmers need to build health and safety into everyday activity on farm. WorkSafe’s...

    • Posted July 2, 2016
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  • Perfect PIC
    Young fruit growers compete to be Hawke’s Bay’s best

    Eight young fruit growers from orchards across the Hawke’s Bay are sharpening their secateurs in preparation for next week’s Hawke’s Bay Young Fruitgrower of the Year competition. The competitors...

    • July 2, 2016
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  • Support for dairy farmers through tough times

    Primary ITO, the industry training organisation for the dairy sector, and industry good body,  DairyNZ, have partnered up to fund a Study Grant to help retain dairy employees in...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • Hard lessons PIC
    Hard lessons to be heeded

    Owl Farm’s fourth and final Farm Focus Day for the 2016/17 season at the end of May was an opportunity to review the season, and for others in the...

    • June 22, 2016
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  • NZ should be PIC
    NZ should be milking it in organic market

    Consistent growth in the demand for organic produce over the last four decades is a missed opportunity New Zealand dairy farmers can’t afford to ignore any longer, says organics...

    • June 22, 2016
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