Comprehensive twice-daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
Daily at 6:25am and 12:35pm
with Alexa Cook
Any introduction of a capital gains tax in New Zealand would have to include farmland, according to the Tax Working Group. Audio
News from the rural and farming sector. Audio
The dairy company Synlait thinks global dairy prices will have to lift if milk prices are to be sustained. Audio
Accountants are calling on the Government to rescue a tax scheme for distressed farmers before it gets the chop. Audio
Strawberry growers in New Zealand say they are grateful there has been no sabotage of their product of the sort perpetrated in Australia. Audio
As Fonterra's shareholders and the country at large digest yesterday's 196 million dollars loss, attention has turned to the cooperative organisation of the company. Audio
Fonterra has slumped to its first loss, of 196 million dollars, to the dismay of its approximately 10 thousand farmer shareholders. Audio
Comprehensive twice daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
Rural news can be heard weekdays in Morning Report at 6:22 am, and Midday Report at 12:35 pm