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
The Waikato Regional Council says monitoring of high risk farms has revealed the dire state of some dairy effluent infrastructure in the region. Audio
News from the rural and farming sector. Audio
Federated Farmers is backing calls for improvements to be made to a tool being used to calculate farm run-off into waterways. Audio
The latest Federated Farmers Banking Survey shows farmer satisfaction with their banks is dropping, and more are feeling they are under financial pressure. Audio
Dairy farmers who sell milk to Fonterra are being offered price certainty from next season. Audio
The state-owned farmer, Pamu, has launched a partnership with South Korea's top pharmaceutical company Yuhan to supply deer milk for the manufacture of cosmetics. Audio
The discovery of 26 Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs in a shoe box in Oamaru is ringing alarm bells. 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