Sally Rae

Focus on support networks

A gathering of rural professionals is being held in Oamaru next week to highlight the support networks available to farmers.

Life membership takes Elliot by surprise

When Mike Elliot was presented with life membership of Otago Federated Farmers, he said it took him by complete surprise.

Jeweller has work on hand

Jeweller has work on hand

It is safe to say that Rachael Morrison is probably the only person ever to have had the Eiffel Tower stuck to her finger.

Meat marketing entity fails

Meat marketing entity fails

Meat processors have scuppered Beef and Lamb New Zealand's plans to create a collaborative marketing entity for sheepmeat and beef.

Sign dairy prices bottoming out

Sign dairy prices bottoming out

The latest GlobalDairyTrade auction results offers ''the mildest of encouragements'' that global dairy prices might be bottoming out, economists say.

Bid to turn wrap into insulation

Bid to turn wrap into insulation

They say one man's trash is another man's treasure.

Farmers unhappy with SFF

Farmers unhappy with SFF

Frustrated Silver Fern Farms shareholders are seeking support to force a special meeting in a bid to obtain full analysis of the potential benefits and risks of a merger with Alliance Group.

Online licensing training an NZ first

Online licensing training an NZ first

Two Dunedin-based businesses have teamed up to increase access to training for people working in licensed premises.

PGGW performance 'held up well'

PGG Wrightson's trading performance has ''held up well'' over the second half of its financial year, despite challenging conditions in the farming sector.

Never too busy for trialling

Never too busy for trialling

Newly elected New Zealand Sheep Dog Trial Association president Graham White may have a big year ahead of him - but he will still fit in some dog trialling.