Sally Rae

Connecting all dairying women

Connecting all dairying women

When the decision was made to convert their Southland sheep farm to dairying, Katrina Thomas knew nothing about cows.

Winter feed pays dividends

Winter feed pays dividends

Johnny Duncan's fodder beet proved unbeatable in the Maniototo Young Farmers Club's recent winter feed competition.

'How to' for crowd funding

'How to' for crowd funding

Not many chief executives have an email signature that reads Chief Bubble Blower.

Deal extension for Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms is finalising an extension to the June 30 deadline for official approval to be granted for its joint venture with Chinese company Shanghai Maling.

Massive milestone for cheese factory

Massive milestone for cheese factory

Staff members at Fonterra's Stirling cheese factory have been celebrating a production milestone.

Venison prices rise

This year's spring peak in venison prices to deer farmers will be the highest in four or five seasons even if further currency appreciation "knocks the top off'', Deer Industry New Zealand says.

A living from the sea

A living from the sea

He's older and the boat's a lot bigger than the dinghy he first messed about in as a child in Port Chalmers but Peter Scott is still excited by the prospect of fishing.

Otago commerce student runner-up

Otago commerce student runner-up

Being chief financial officer for a multimillion-dollar dairy farming operation might sound a little daunting for a tertiary student.

Upholstery business has got it covered

Upholstery business has got it covered

It is fair to say there is not a lot going on in Clinton's retail scene.

Port dairy cows spared

Port Chalmers dairy farmer Merrall MacNeille is looking at various options to get his milk back on the market.