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Tour of UK proud time for shearer

Tour of UK proud time for shearer

Managing the New Zealand shearing team on its recent UK tour was a proud occasion for veteran South Otago shearer Bruce Walker.

Cow pacifier benefits worth rising early to crow about

Cow pacifier benefits worth rising early to crow about

Some mornings, John Brown gets up at 5am to head out to North Otago dairy farms to demonstrate a tool to calm cattle.

First intake passes leadership scheme

First intake passes leadership scheme

Christine Angland encourages other women to become involved with the Agri-Women's Development Trust's Escalator course.

Alliance has faith in world market

Alliance has faith in world market

Alliance Group expects world meat protein markets to remain strong next year, with lamb prices expected to stay at "$100 plus".

NZ-listed A2 winner in milk-price wars

NZ-listed A2 winner in milk-price wars

New Zealand-listed milk company A2 Corporation is bucking the trend as the supermarket milk-price war continues in Australia.

Federated Farmers to examine tax changes proposed by IRD

Federated Farmers says it will engage openly with Inland Revenue on new rules for tax in relation to livestock.

Concern some may miss credits

A Mataura forestry consultant is worried farmers will miss out on their chance to register for "potentially lucrative" carbon credits.

Challenges for horticulture producers

Horticulture producers are seeking strategies to add value to their produce in the face of rising input costs and downstream buyer power.

Problems with milk pickup

An estimated 9.5 million litres of milk has been disposed of as treacherous road conditions affected Fonterra's collection throughout New Zealand over the past two days.

Farm prices hit 8-year low: REINZ

Farm prices continue to drop with the median price per hectare now at the lowest point since September 2003.