Sally Rae

Flow-on effect from lower milk payout

Flow-on effect from lower milk payout

Belt-tightening is expected across the dairy industry, with flow-on effects for rural communities, as farmers face a substantial drop in income this season.

Milk price 'shock' for farmers

Milk price 'shock' for farmers

Dairy farmers' incomes could drop by more than $4 billion this season after Fonterra yesterday slashed its milk price forecast from $7 to $6.

MIE business plan a road to reform

Meat Industry Excellence says it will give farmers a ''road map for reform'' of the red meat sector through what it promises will be a ''grunty and robust'' business plan.

Small and local with global view

Techion Group might comprise ''a little team in a tin shed in South Dunedin'' but the animal parasite diagnostics company is making waves internationally.

Protein powder research identifies market gap

Protein powder research identifies market gap

When University of Otago graduate Polly Withers started researching protein powders last year, she knew nothing about protein or nutritional products.

Cuff calling time as CEO

Cuff calling time as CEO

Alliance Group chief executive Grant Cuff is stepping down in December after nine years in the position.

Spotlight on droving way of life

Spotlight on droving way of life

When it comes to chronicling New Zealand's agricultural history, much has been written about the role of shepherds and stockmen.

Doing business in a crowded market

Dunedin businesses are being urged to ''think differently'' when it comes to how they do business.

A balanced lifestyle

A balanced lifestyle

Entering the Ballance Farm Environment Awards reinforced to South Otago couple Brendon and Suzie Bearman they were ''heading in the right direction''.

'Stoked' to be chosen

'Stoked' to be chosen

Craig Adams will be hoping it will be a case of third-time lucky at the National Country Music Awards next month.