Sally Rae

Blis K12 FDA certification opens way for global launch

Dunedin-based biotechnology company Blis Technologies plans to launch its probiotic Blis K12 on the global food-manufacturing market.

Wool Co eyeing up WSI

The newly-established New Zealand Wool Investment Company - a joint venture between Wool Equities Ltd and Christchurch-based investment bank Ocean Partners - is seeking to raise $40 million to buy New Zealand Wool Services International (WSI).

Arable farming career excites graduate

Arable farming career excites graduate

Hannah Priergaard-Petersen reckons she has the perfect first job. Ms Priergaard-Petersen has been employed as a trials officer at the Foundation for Arable Research (Far), following her stint as a Far summer scholar in 2010-11.

Chance to judge stock

A junior stock-judging seminar is being held in Waimate on Sunday, October 2.

Federated Farmers still says milk price inquiry too early

Federated Farmers has reiterated its belief that a parliamentary select committee inquiry into milk prices is premature.

Improving water up to community

Improving water up to community

The solution to improving water quality in Southland will only be found if the whole community accepts responsibility and every resident makes changes, Environment Southland chairwoman Ali Timms says.

Risks of PRRS stressed

Pork farmers gathered at Parliament last week to discuss the risk that Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) poses to their animals and their industry.

Land sale statement blasted

A statement from two university academics, saying former lessees of South Island Crown pastoral land have done "very well" on-selling land after tenure review - receiving on average 2696 times the price the Crown charged them for freehold rights - has been described as "appallingly misleading".

Firm to add infant milk formula plant

Synlait Milk is adding an infant milk formula plant on its Mid-Canterbury site to target the growing Chinese market.

Driver takes off in new direction

Driver takes off in new direction

Sam Murray has swapped the driver's seat for a bar stool.