A series of workshops in Otago and Southland this month is
aimed at helping farmers meet their environmental obligations
under the national policy statement for freshwater
Fonterra is axing 523 jobs in the first part of a major
review of its business, saving the dairy giant up to
$60million a year.
Banks are predicting a lower dairy payout this season than
last after another horror result in this week's
James Robertson's lengthy involvement with Holstein Friesian
New Zealand has been acknowledged.
An agricultural research partnership aimed at improving
pasture grasses and lifting the performance of livestock
farming has been boosted by a $7.3 million government
With a passion for New Zealand wool, it was only natural that
Banks Peninsula farmers Carl and Tori Uren dressed their four
young children in merino clothing.
New Zealand might have some of the most innovative approaches
to agribusiness in the world but it has a ''glaring gap''
when it comes to innovation in governance in the sector,
Institute of Directors acting chief executive Simon Arcus
In-depth budgets from top-performing dairy farms have been
pulled together in an online resource to help struggling
farmers cope with lower milk prices.
The launch of a new mid-micron wool carpet range will
''breathe new life'' into the wool carpet sector, the New
Zealand Merino Company believes.
Outram Limousin breeders Rob and Jean Johnstone have done it
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