When Prime Minister John Key walked in the door of Shotover
Camera Systems late last year, general manager Brad Hurndell
reckons he wasn't expecting to find what he encountered in
As dry conditions continue in North Otago, a world-record
canola crop harvested at Hilderthorpe has provided proof of
the benefits of irrigation.
Timbo Deaker and Jason Thomson might know a thing or two
about grapes but they admit they are ''totally green'' when
it comes to sheep.
Andrea Murphy is proud to call New Zealand home.
When Olivia Ross lines up for the Otago-Southland regional
final of the ANZ Young Farmer Contest in Queenstown next
month, she intends giving it ''120%''.
Some of the country's top velvet and antler heads will be on
display at the Elk and Wapiti Society of New Zealand's velvet
and antler competition in Wanaka this month.
December was a whirlwind month for Dunedin businesswoman Jess
Dairy prices are showing ''tentative signs'' a recovery has
begun following another lift in the fortnightly
GlobalDairyTrade auction, economists say.
Banks are stepping in to help farmers affected by extreme dry
conditions, although the Government has yet to deem the
situation serious enough to declare an ''adverse event''.
Silver Fern Farms intends to further reduce debt levels over
the next two years to drive sustainability into the business
and reduce its interest cost.
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