The importance of communication has been stressed by those
involved with Mitchell and Webster Group - the supreme winner
of this year's Otago Ballance farm environment awards.
An industry-backed trip to Asia has given Blair and Jane
Smith a deeper understanding of the challenges facing
marketers of New Zealand meat and dairy products.
A top price of $22,000 was shared by two Hereford bulls at
the Beef Expo in Feilding last week.
Top shearer David Fagan will be the special guest at the
Royal Agricultural Society of New Zealand's national Golden
Fleece competition in Mosgiel this week.
When it comes to painting animals, it's all about the
When Tzu Chen first saw camellia trees flourishing at a
neighbouring property in Waikato, it sowed the seed of what
could have been viewed as an impossible dream.
Fonterra's release yesterday of a final price on its listed
shareholder units could provide debt-laden or
drought-affected dairy farmers with a cash windfall.
A challenging year for farmers is expected to be reflected in
PGG Wrightson's full-year result, the farm services company
predicting a substantial drop in earnings.
milk processor Synlait Milk Ltd has announced plans to list
on the stock exchange.
Big increases in irrigated land area over the past five years
have helped support substantial growth in agricultural
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