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Wool Services International offer uncertain

Wool Services International offer uncertain

Cavalier Wool Holdings has made a $40 million conditional offer for the assets and liabilities of wool scour operator and marketer New Zealand Wool Services International (WSI).

Payout good for NZ

Payout good for NZ

"It's a great time to be a farmer." South Otago farmer Stafford Ferguson was responding yesterday to Fonterra's announcement of a record payout for the season.

'Fair share' being asked of farmers

'Fair share' being asked of farmers

Farmers are being asked to pay their fair share for agricultural emissions - "nothing more, nothing less", Labour's economic development spokesman, David Parker, says.

Beef expo success

Southern beef breeders enjoyed considerable success at the Beef and Lamb New Zealand beef expo at Feilding.

Win from wheelchair 'special'

Win from wheelchair 'special'

Grant Calder pulls no punches when he says "life in a wheelchair is a bit of a s ... ".

Find true quality? The scan man can

Find true quality? The scan man can

Peter Clulee is enjoying a well-deserved break.

Century Farm Award honours ancestors' work

Century Farm Award honours ancestors' work

When Max and Lois Harrison were recently honoured at the New Zealand Century Farm Awards, they, in turn, were honouring their pioneering ancestors.

Agricultural flying business on the rise

Agricultural flying business on the rise

Des Neill's work in the agricultural aviation industry mirrors what is happening with sheep and beef farmers.

Otago top of the class 2.8% rise in economic growth

Otago top of the class 2.8% rise in economic growth

Otago has achieved the top annual average rate of economic growth nationwide for the year ending March.

Warning for dairy farmers

Environment Southland has "had a gutsful" of non-compliance by dairy farmers in the region.