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Why Aussie agri-bankers are twitchy about Kiwi farm debt

While Australia’s hefty $73 billion-plus farm debt stubbornly shows no sign of plateauing after a 15-year blow out, agriculture’s weighty loan book actually looks relatively controlled against New Zealand’s uneasy rural debt story. Total farm debt across the Tasman stands at almost $60b ($NZ62b) – up from $36b a decade ago. Almost 70 per cent of those farm

Call for Auckland, BoP fishing ban over crayfish numbers

The Hauraki Gulf has lost more than half its marine life in the last century. Credits: Image: File; Video: The Nation There is a call for an immediate ban on catching crayfish off a North Island coast. Forest and Bird wants the area between the Hauraki Gulf and the Bay of Plenty, known as CRA-2,

Forest and Bird call for Auckland, Bay of Plenty crayfish fishing ban

A conservation group is calling for a total fishing ban for crayfish in the Hauraki Gulf and Bay of Plenty as the population “collapses towards extinction”. Forest & Bird is calling for the wider Hauraki Gulf to Bay of Plenty crayfishing area (known as CRA2) to be closed for three years to allow the species

What can New Zealand teach us about Brexit?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption New Zealand’s economy was forced to diversify after the UK joined the European Economic Community Brexit is, to put it mildly, an unusual event. But there are precedents for some aspects of it. New Zealand provides one example. The country faced a sudden, adverse change in access to a

Dwindling crayfish numbers sparks call for fishing ban

Rob Wilson/Ghostfishing New Zealand A team of divers spotted the spawning crayfish on the edge of the Taputeranga Marine Reserve reef. The female crayfish march to the edge of the reef to spawn their eggs into the current. Environmentalists want to take crayfish off the menu this summer, with a three-year ban on catching the delicacy

The Kaikoura Files: Baffling mystery of New Zealand’s UFO

It was New Year’s Day, 1979, when the world awoke to the news that strange lights had been spotted by six people on a plane off the New Zealand’s South Island. Was it a UFO? No, said the skeptics. It was Venus, it was squid boats, it was radar returns from a field of cabbages.

Straight-from-the-farm healthy

THE IDEA behind new Bangkok restaurant Charna is “a happy supply chain” – all the ingredients come from a network of local producers certified as environmentally and ethically responsible. Charna is the latest venture by Food Passion Co, which operates the Bar B Q Plaza chain and the hotpot brand Joom Zap Hut. The restaurant’s

WATCH: A diving Santa, fishing in Russia, elections in India: World in Photos

Now Playing: Santas hit the slopes for charity Now Playing: Soyuz spaceship, skiing Santas, Paris protests: World in Photos Now Playing: Exclusive interview with the race car driver who survived a horrific crash Now Playing: Police arrest man suspected of murdering an American student in the Netherlands Now Playing: South Sudan marks 5 years of

Workers’ Compensation Attorney for Vineland New Jersey

Workers’ Compensation Attorney for Vineland New Jersey – Agriculture Industry Today – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for agriculture industry professionals · Friday, December 14, 2018 · 471,137,919 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools News Topics Newsletters Press Releases Events & Conferences RSS Feeds Other Services

Though the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will reduce many tariffs to zero in member countries, Vietnamse farm exports could face non-tariff barriers, according to local experts.

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Though the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will reduce many tariffs to zero in member countries, Vietnamse farm exports could face non-tariff barriers, according to local experts. Nguyễn Đỗ Anh Tuấn, director of the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD) under