Articles Categorized: Rural

Rural health research needed

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A NEW Zealand health advocate says more information is needed about the health of those living in rural communities and that health policies need to…

Growers to benefit from kiwifruit forum

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THE Maori Kiwifruit Growers Forum – a partnership between Maori kiwifruit growers, Te Puni Kokiri and Zespri – was launched last week to advocate for…

Strong dollar drives down wool

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PRICES fell at New Zealand’s latest weekly wool auction with some grades hitting their lowest level in more than seven years amid continued lacklustre demand…

More lab services

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CRV Ambreed has appointed a new laboratory to enable New Zealand dairy farmers to gain access to further information about Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) and…

New funding for Bay’s flooded farms

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THE Government has made extra grants available to help Bay of Plenty farmers and growers recover from the damage caused by April’s storms and floods.…

Mental health doco for rural youth

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THIS year’s Mystery Creek Fieldays will mark an important launch of New Zealand Young Farmers rural mental health initiatives for rural youth including the release…

Gypsy day like a Roman Holiday

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THE sight of cows being herded down the highway on Gypsy Day is disappearing as changes in the dairy industry transform how sharemilkers move up…

Meat sector support for trade partnership

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MEAT industry partners have expressed their support of the New Zealand Government’s efforts to revive the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States. Beef…