Sally Rae

Wool Equities adds voice to monopoly concern

A commerce Commission decision - potentially allowing Cavalier Wool Holdings (CWH) to own a wool scouring monopoly - is "unbelievable", Wool Equities Ltd chairman Cliff Heath says.

Westland presents its strategy

Growth plans for Westland Milk Products are focused on driving performance and increasing returns to shareholders.

Glenavy farmers tempt Americans

Glenavy farmers tempt Americans

When Digger and Lynn McCulloch served up New Zealand lamb in swanky supermarkets in the United States, they had one aim - to get everyone who walked past to try a sample.

Labour's proposal 'politics of envy'

Labour's proposal 'politics of envy'

Bringing agriculture into the emissions trading scheme in 2013, as Labour proposed, would be "economic suicide", Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister David Carter says.

Southern bull sales

Locharburn Herefords, from Cromwell, achieved a top price of $19,000 at its recent annual sale.

Geof and Joyce Brown sold 27 bulls for an average of $5760. The top-priced bull was sold to Stonehenge Merinos in the Maniototo, while Cattle Flat Station bought the second-top priced bull for $14,000.

Process to manage Canada geese

Federated Farmers is working with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Department of Conservation, along with other industry groups, to establish a central process to manage Canada geese.

Waiwera South farmer wheat winner

Waiwera South farmer Craig Whiteside was thrilled to win the feed wheat class in the recent United Wheat Growers wheat-growing competition.

Bachelor battling for southern pride

Bachelor  battling for southern pride

Tony Buckingham is adamant - the Golden Gumboot belongs in the South.

Encouraging response to proposal

High country farmers have been promoting the advantages of grazing, in conjunction with conservation, on retired pastoral land.

Clover root weevil found in Otag

Clover root weevil has been confirmed in the Catlins, Ophir and near Duntroon in the past six weeks.