Radio New Zealand - Rural News

  1. Morning Rural News for 6 December 20232023/12/06
    News from the rural farming sector.
  2. Midday Rural News for 5 December 20232023/12/05
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  3. Morning Rural News for 5 December 20232023/12/05
    News from the rural farming sector.
  4. Midday Rural News for 4 December 20232023/12/04
    National's Todd McClay is meeting with industry leaders and officials this week to fine tune policies and to plan how they'll be rolled out.
    Monique Steele has the rural news.
  5. Morning Rural News 4 December 20232023/12/04
    Morning Rural News for 4 December 2023.
  6. Midday Rural News for 1 December 20232023/12/01
    From May next year China will stop accepting frozen velvet imports bound for its traditional medicinal market - deciding to use dried velvet only.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.
  7. Morning Rural News for 1 December 20232023/12/01
    News from the rural farming sector.
  8. Midday Rural News for 30 November 20232023/11/30
    Far North Solar Farm wants to install enough solar panels to power a hundred thousand homes on 670 hectares of land that's currently used for dairy farming.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.

  9. Morning Rural News for 30 November 20232023/11/30
    News from the rural farming sector.
  10. Midday Rural News for 29 November 20232023/11/29
    The Livestock Improvement Corporation's is paying farmers over $2 million over semen quality issues.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.
  11. Morning Rural News for 29 November 20232023/11/29
    News from the rural farming sector.
  12. Midday Rural News for 28 November 20232023/11/28
    Vegetables New Zealand is optimistic the new government has food security front of mind and will back the expansion of vegetable growing areas in New Zealand.
    Susan Murray has the rural news.
  13. Morning Rural News for 28 November 20232023/11/28
    News from the rural farming sector.
  14. Midday Rural News for 27 November 20232023/11/27
    Access roads have been washed out, there are massive slips on some back country, and fences have been destroyed again - after over 225 millimetres of rain fell in Tai Rāwhiti over the weekend.
    Susan Murray has the rural news.
  15. Morning Rural News for 27 November 20232023/11/27
    News from the rural farming sector.
  16. Midday Rural News for 24 November 20232023/11/24
    After weeks of waiting - the primary sector finally knows who it will be working with for the next three years.
    Todd McClay who has been National's agriculture spokesperson since March will take on the Agriculture portfolio - and will also be minister of forestry, hunting and fishing and minister for trade.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.

  17. Morning Rural News for 24 November 20232023/11/24
    News from the rural farming sector.
  18. Midday Rural News for 23 November 20232023/11/23
    Data from Te Whatu Ora shows since medicinal cannabis was legalised in 2020, prescriptions have grown from about a 1,000 a month to over 8,000 a month.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.
  19. Morning Rural News for 23 November 20232023/11/23
    News from the rural farming sector.
  20. Midday Rural News for 22 November 20232023/11/22
    Zespri has released a record forecast. Prices paid to growers for the upcoming season are forecast to be really strong thanks to better fruit quality and descent demand from international markets.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.
  21. Morning Rural News for 22 November 20232023/11/22
    News from the rural farming sector.
  22. Midday Rural News for 21 November 20232023/11/21
    News from the rural farming sector.
  23. Morning Rural News for 21 November 20232023/11/21
    News from the rural farming sector.
  24. Midday Rural News for 20 November 20232023/11/20
    News from the rural farming sector.
  25. Morning Rural News for 20 November 20232023/11/20
    News from the rural farming sector.
  26. Midday Rural News for 17 November 20232023/11/17
    Japanese-owned forestry company Juken has told 60 staff this morning, they will lose their jobs in the week before Christmas.
    Monique Steele has the rural news.
  27. Morning Rural News for 17 November 20232023/11/17
    News from the rural farming sector.
  28. Midday Rural News for 16 November 20232023/11/16
    Farmer-owned red meat co-op Alliance has reported a loss after tax of $70 million for the year ended September - a big flip from last year's $73.6 dollar profit.
    Monique Steele has the rural news.
  29. Morning Rural News for 16 November 20232023/11/16
    News from the rural farming sector.
  30. Midday Rural News for 15 November 20232023/11/15
    Wood chopping, dog trials, rare breeds and a beautiful Belgian Blue cow are all on display at the New Zealand Agricultural Show in Ōtautahi today.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.
  31. Morning Rural News for 15 November 20232023/11/15
    News from the rural farming sector.
  32. Midday Rural News for 14 November 20232023/11/14
    Sanford's revenue is up despite selling a lower volume of mussels and squid.
    Monique Steele has the rural news.
  33. Morning Rural News for 14 November 20232023/11/14
    News from the rural farming sector.
  34. Midday Rural News for 13 November 20232023/11/13
    Farmers are being told to check their paddocks of maize and sweetcorn in particular for the crop-destroying moth fall armyworm well into summer.
    Monique Steele has the rural news.
  35. Morning Rural News for 13 November 20232023/11/13
    News from the rural farming sector.
  36. Midday Rural News for 10 November 20232023/11/10
    A new study published in the New Zealand Medical Journal has found heart attack patients presenting at urban hospitals receive more timely care than those at rural or smaller urban hospitals.
    Monique Steele has the rural news.
  37. Morning Rural News for 10 November 20232023/11/10
    News from the rural farming sector.
  38. Midday Rural News for 9 November 20232023/11/09
    Dairy giant Fonterra wants a 30 percent intensity reduction in on-farm emissions by 2030.
    Monique Steele has the rural news.
  39. Morning Rural News for 9 November 20232023/11/09
    News from the rural farming sector.
  40. Midday Rural News for 8 November 20232023/11/08
    East Coast farmers are facing more heavy rain, but no reports of any major damage so far, after the heavy deluge around Wairoa overnight - although there are reports farmland has slipped and some farms are cut off.
    Monique Steele has the rural news.
  41. Morning Rural News for 8 November 20232023/11/08
    News from the rural farming sector.
  42. Midday Rural News for 7 Novmeber 20232023/11/07
    Zespri board advisor and former prime minister Sir John Key met with China's foreign minister today where he brought up illegal plantings of gold kiwifruit.
    Monique Steele has the business news.
  43. Morning Rural News for 7 Novmeber 20232023/11/07
    News from the rural farming sector.
  44. Midday Rural News for 6 November 20232023/11/06
    Lamb prices have dropped to levels not seen for six years taking more than 20 percent off sheep farmers' incomes.
    Monique Steele has the rural news.
  45. Morning Rural News for 6 November 20232023/11/06
    News from the rural farming sector.
  46. Midday Rural News for 3 November 20232023/11/03
    Beef and Lamb has hit back at a US lobby group which is calling for the government there to limit imports of New Zealand sheep meat.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.
  47. Morning Rural News for 3 November 20232023/11/03
    News from the rural farming sector.
  48. Midday Rural News for 2 November 20232023/11/02
    A lack of demand for asparagus is seeing growers lose money on every bunch that's sold.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.
  49. Morning Rural News for 2 November 20232023/11/02
    News from the rural farming sector.
  50. Midday Rural News for 1 November 20232023/11/01
    The Reserve Bank has released some farm-emissions modelling and it paints a stark picture - under the scenario of the highest emissions pricing model, most sheep and beef farms, and nearly half of dairy farms could become unprofitable.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.
  51. Morning Rural News for 1 November 20232023/11/01
    News from the rural farming sector.
  52. Midday Rural News for 31 October 20232023/10/31
    Farm sales are expected to pick up later this spring - with better weather and certainty around a new government.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.
  53. Morning Rural News for 31 October 20232023/10/31
    News from the rural farming sector.
  54. Midday Rural News for 30 October 20232023/10/30
    Forestry company Juken is looking at options for the future of its Gisborne mill - due to ongoing financial difficulties and falling demand.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.
  55. Morning Rural News for 30 October 20232023/10/30
    News from the rural farming sector.
  56. Midday Rural News for 27 October 20232023/10/27
    Parts of the south were left looking like a winter wonderland Friday morning - after a light dumping of snow overnight.
    Bruce Eade who farms in Tapanui just north of Gore says he woke to a sprinkling of snow about quarter to five this morning, but a couple extra inches fell while he was milking his herd.
    Sally Murphy has the rural news.

Rural News
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Comprehensive twice-daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.