Sally Rae

RMA legal work suits young partner

RMA legal work suits young partner

Bridget Irving came south to study at the University of Otago - and never left.

Farmhand graduate praises training

Farmhand graduate praises training

''Oh, mate, I'm just overwhelmingly chuffed,'' a delighted Emma Hollamby said after graduating from the inaugural Farmhand training programme.

John shares recipe for cheaper furniture

John shares recipe for cheaper furniture

My Mate John has got a new mate - and his name's Rob.

Lindsay fails in fifth-term director bid

Long-standing Alliance Group director John Lindsay has been dumped by shareholders and Avondale sheep and beef farmer Russell Drummond appointed to the company's board.

South Island milk-sourcing starts up

New South Island-based milk-sourcing company is entering the dairy sector, backed by Fonterra.

Farmer to 'make do' as milk price falls

Farmer to 'make do' as milk price falls

''It'll come right,'' Clarendon dairy farmer Glenn Johnston said yesterday as he reflected on Fonterra's slashing of its forecast milk price from $5.30 to $4.70.

Low milk price puts farmers at risk

Low milk price puts farmers at risk

About a quarter of dairy farmers face some business risk this season at Fonterra's forecast $4.70 milk price, industry body DairyNZ has calculated.

Campbell named to head AbacusBio from next April

Campbell named to head AbacusBio from next April

Anna Campbell will take over as managing director of Dunedin-based agribusiness consulting company AbacusBio in April.

Farmer surged to fight for control

Silver Fern Farms director candidate Fiona Hancox has called on farmers to ''fight for control'' of their co-operative.

Brolly good solution in 'pivot alley'

Brolly good solution in 'pivot alley'

Theoretically, Sam Macdonald should have the greenest lawn in the Tarras district. For it would be hard to beat the impressive sprinkler system that waters his garden on Bendigo Station.