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'Stoked' to be chosen

'Stoked' to be chosen

Craig Adams will be hoping it will be a case of third-time lucky at the National Country Music Awards next month.

AbacusBio finalist in sheep awards

AbacusBio finalist in sheep awards

Dunedin-based AbacusBio and its managing director Neville Jopson both feature among the finalists in this year's Beef and Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards.

Ingenuity needed to meet standards

Increased research and innovation in farming systems will be needed to achieve compliance with environmental regulations while maintaining farmers' profitability, a report from Rabobank has warned.

Healthy returns from lamb exports

Healthy returns from lamb exports

Lamb exports surpassed $2 billion in the first nine months of the 2013-14 meat export season for only the fourth time.

It's not easy being a dairy farmer

It's not easy being a dairy farmer

When it comes to being a dairy farmer, Matt Kerr reckons milking the cows is the easy bit.

Sub-$6 milk solids price a looming possibility

The possibility of a sub-$6 a kg milk solids price for the 2014-15 season is rising as dairy prices remain under pressure.

Apprentice joiner assembles awards on both sides of Tasman

Apprentice joiner Mohamed Valibhai really has gone the extra mile.

Otago dairy nets $727 million in 2013, up $192 million

Otago dairy nets $727 million in 2013, up $192 million

Dairying proved a cash cow for Otago last season, pumping an estimated $727 million into the regional economy.

German seller to join GDT

Sweet whey powder will be offered for the first time later this year on the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction platform German dairy co-operative Molkerei Ammerland will join the seven existing sellers on GlobalDairyTrade in September.

Providing people power pivotal role

Providing people power pivotal role

The Primary Industry Capability Alliance's (PICA) new chief executive Andy Somerville sees huge potential for New Zealand's primary sector.