Sally Rae

Researcher seeks tonic in pastures

Researcher seeks tonic in pastures

It is a long way from managing a farm in the UK to being a research fellow in Dunedin - but Dr Marion Johnson has led an interesting life.

Feeding out made easier

Feeding out made easier

Dave McCabe, a North Otago contractor and farmer, has devised a method of pulling strings from bales on feed-out wagons that saves time and machinery.

Couple rolling in Romneys

Couple rolling in Romneys

Adrian Lawson has shied away from the composite sheep route, preferring to stick with Romneys.

Outdoors man writes adventure story

Outdoors man writes adventure story

When Davey and Maggie Hughes established outdoor clothing company Swazi 17 years ago, he candidly admits they were"hillbillies".

Cheese, butter price drop

Cheese, butter price drop

Fonterra Brands New Zealand has responded to pressure and confirmed it will reduce butter and cheese prices next month in line with international price decreases, after separate reports put the dairy giant's pricing under close scrutiny.

New high for lamb index

The New Zealand dollar lamb index has reached the highest it has been within the ASB index, which dates back to 1993.

Fusing science with wellbeing

Fusing science with wellbeing

Dr Fernanda da Silva Tatley is not scared to make changes, even if they bring quite significant consequences - "because that's part of life".

US company to sell products on Fonterra online platform

US company to sell products on Fonterra online platform

United States dairy company DairyAmerica will begin selling dairy products on Fonterra's online auction site GlobalDairyTrade from October 4.

Orcon launches broadband phone 'game changer'

Orcon launches broadband phone 'game changer'

Orcon chief executive Scott Bartlett describes the launch of New Zealand's first mass-market device to put phone calls over broadband connections as a "game changer" for the country.

Fonterra setting up third China farm

Fonterra setting up third China farm

Fonterra is investing $US40 million ($NZ47 million) in developing a third dairy farm in China.