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Dannevirke dairy farmers take top Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Sustainability equals longevity and balance across the physical environment, business and people, say Dannevirke dairy farmers Andrew Hardie and Helen Long. The couple won the Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards on Thursday night (15 March) at the Silks Lounge at the Awapuni Racecourse, Palmerston North. Andrew and Helen have farmed Te Maunga since 1999 and

What is Plate of Origin?

Plate of Origin is a national competition showcasing top New Zealand produce and ingredients. Restaurants from around New Zealand compete for the title of Plate of Origin by working in pairs to create a dish that wows the judges. The competition brings together regions, chefs and ideas. How Does it Work? Seven Manawatu restaurants are

Transforming Food Producers for the Future

7 days! It’s great TV. Definitely a little bit rude. And 7 days is definitely worthy of a PG16 rating. My favourite part of 7 days is called ‘this is my picture’. In this segment, a kid from a local school draws a picture depicting a recent news event. The school kid is then filmed

OPINION: Getting closer to consumers

  By Malcolm Bailey “Transforming Food Producers for the Future” is the theme of New Zealand AgriFood Week, March 12-17, the country’s only week-long event dedicated to the future of agrifood, agritech, and farming industry opportunities. As farms and food producers evolve, getting closer to consumers and understanding their buying behaviour is at the core

Event details coming soon

New Zealand AgriFood Week 2018 is shaping up to be a great week.  We have a number of events back for another year plus some new ones.  You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter.  Full details will be published in January so check back soon.