The Ministry for Primary Industries is providing grants of $1,300 a hectare for farmers to plant trees, and with grant applications closing tomorrow, farmers are urged to apply now.
Scientists have used some surprising and ingenious methods to get Greenshell™ mussels to breed in captivity and their efforts could soon be worth $200 million a year to the New Zealand economy.
As rural Bay of Plenty braces itself for more heavy rainfall today, MPI is working alongside CDEM, the local Rural Support Trust, Federated Farmers, industry bodies and volunteers to help farmers and growers get through the floods.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released a scientific definition to authenticate New Zealand mānuka honey, which is essential to maintaining New Zealand mānuka honey’s premium position in overseas markets.
Call for nominees for Emerging Primary Industries Leaders Scholarship.
Three reports published today provide information on the scientific and cultural values of swamp kauri and its distribution in the Northland region.
The release of a second survey on beehive losses is helping build a better picture of the state of New Zealand’s honey bees and the challenges beekeepers are facing.
The 2017 Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change (SLMACC) research programme funding round is now open.
Building an environmentally, socially & economically sustainable industry to meet the growing demand for sheep milk products is the goal of a new sheep milk Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme that has officially kicked off.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says the outlook across the primary sector is stable for the current year.