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Right tree, right place?
The Government's plan to plant a billion trees, coupled with the Zero Carbon Bill, has New Zealand farmers worried about the future of livestock farming.
With the east coast of the North Island already seeing some sheep and beef properties sold to forestry, there are concerns about how these policies will shape rural communities in the future. Farmers Weekly editor Bryan Gibson spoke to RNZ's The Detail podcast about the issue.
Situation Outlook for Primary Industries report with Damien O'Connor
Farmer's Weekly journalist Luke Chivers speaks with Damien O'Connor, Minister of Primary Industries about the Situation Outlook for Primary Industries report.
Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor post-budget announcement
Farmers Weekly journalist Luke Chivers speaks to Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor about the Budget 2019 at the National Fieldays event.
Sustainable proteins with General Dame Patsy Reddy
Luke discusses sustainable proteins and conscious consumerism with General Dame Patsy Reddy.
Sustainable proteins with Dr Caryn Zinn
Farmers Weekly journalist Luke Chivers gathers with farmers and other conscious consumers at the Blink Innovation sustainable protein event in Tai Tapu, Canterbury. Luke discusses sustainable proteins and nutritional values with Dr Caryn Zinn.
New effort to attract youngsters
Farmers Weekly journalist Luke Chivers talks with Rabobank New Zealand general manager Hayley Gourley around a programme to promote primary industry careers which has been launched by Rabobank, Young Farmers and Lincoln University. The programme, Rabobank FoodX, is a series of events to expose young people to animals, food production and marketing, agribusiness and science. Read the full story here https://farmersweekly.co.nz/section/agribusiness/view/new-effort-to-attract-youngsters