Sally Rae

Dairy industry awards to launch tomorrow

The 2012 Otago Dairy Industry Awards will be launched in Balclutha tomorrow.

Tb levels at record low

The Animal Health Board is heralding an "exceptional year" for bovine tuberculosis eradication.

Lone Star big and aiming to be the best

Lone Star big and aiming to be the best

Big is good. Being better is best.

Push to increase US lamb demand

Push to increase US lamb demand

Progress is being made on improving the demand for lamb in the United States, those involved with the Tri-Lamb Group say.

Kiwifruit down 17% in ANZ commodities

An outbreak of the bacterial disease Psa-V is estimated to cut kiwifruit production from above 110 million trays to 75 million over the next several years.

Federated Farmers presents own manifesto

Federated Farmers presents own manifesto

Federated Farmers wants value for money.

No Kidding: geep's a sheep

No Kidding: geep's a sheep

Ewe wouldn't believe it - the geep's a sheep.

Tests on an animal found on a Taieri farm, which was believed to be the offspring of a goat and sheep, have revealed that it was just playing the goat.

No kidding!The male lamb was discovered by Graeme Wallace last month when he brought a mob of ewes and lambs in for tailing.

Meat plant closing in 2012

Alliance Group's Sockburn meat-processing plant in Christchurch would close at the end of the 2012 processing season, affecting about 250 jobs, the company confirmed yesterday.

Call for more farmers to commit to Wool Co offer

Wool Co has extended the closing date of its offer to December 9, saying it needs more farmers to commit.

Couple say environment award a team effort

Couple say environment award a team effort

From entering the Ballance Farm Environment Awards to being named supreme winners of the Otago region, the journey has been "amazing" for South Otago couple Peter and Helen Gilder.