Sally Rae

Merino key to ‘amazing’ new fabrics

Merino key to ‘amazing’ new fabrics

‘‘It's not your grandfather's merino''.

Emma fits it all into her full days

Emma fits it all into her full days

Ask young Emma Gillies how she fits everything into her day: school, ponies and sport, and she laughs.

'Disappointing' result flagged for SFF

'Disappointing' result flagged for SFF

Silver Fern Farms expects its full-year financial result to be "materially'' below last year's performance.

Farmer survival turns on focus

Farmer survival turns on focus

Dairy farmers with a detailed understanding of their businesses will be in the best position to ride out the industry's downturn, ANZ's latest Agri-Focus report says.

Pressing need to cull weed

Pressing need to cull weed

Volunteers are being sought to check fodder beet crops in Otago for possible velvetleaf contamination.

Dairy future ‘by no means all bad’

Dairy future ‘by no means all bad’

Looking to the future, the news is ‘‘by no means all bad'' for the embattled dairy industry, Rabobank's latest dairy quarterly report says.

Irrigation provides reliability

Irrigation provides reliability

Matt Ross first arrived in North Otago "more by accident''.

Water brings back 'marvellous' times

Water brings back 'marvellous' times When Jim Dennison's father bought Drumena in 1919, the Hilderthorpe farm was in a "desolate state".

App aims to connect families in safe space

App aims to connect families in safe space

It was a classic garage start-up.

Waitaki water key to reliable farming

Waitaki water key to reliable farming

Reuben Allan's dairy shed has one heck of a view.