Sally Rae

Candid advocate top dairy woman

Candid advocate top dairy woman

West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne was recently named Dairy Woman of the Year. She talks to agribusiness reporter Sally Rae. 

'Science heroes' front ADI promotion

'Science heroes' front ADI promotion

Meet Dr Tony Hickey - science hero.

Fonterra's dividend is sure to disappoint

Fonterra's dividend is sure to disappoint

A forecast payout of $4.90-$5 is being touted as below break-even for many Fonterra suppliers, especially those worst affected by drought.

Farmers heading for the red

The challenge for dairy farmers will be working through their cashflow position for the coming season, DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle says The industry body was concerned this season's low milk price, coupled with a low retrospective payment this winter - about a third of last year's - would see many farmers ''dip into the red'' this spring.

Sheep, beef pre-tax profit fall of 20%

Sheep, beef pre-tax profit fall of 20%

South Island sheep and beef farmers are facing a 20% drop in pre-tax profit this season, driven by decreased revenue from sheep, wool and cropping.

Lengthy links in merino field

Lengthy links in merino field

The Merriman name is closely linked with Australia's merino sheep industry.

Country cooker is a little beauty

Country cooker is a little beauty

When it came to the cute factor at the Upper Clutha A&P Show, it was hard to go past the Country Camp Cooker.

Finalists announced for farm environment awards

Finalists announced for farm environment awards

Five finalists have been named for this year's Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Keeping up with the Hendersons

Keeping up with the Hendersons

They joke they could be Dunedin's answer to the Kardashian family.

Drop in prices for dairy products

A revival in dairy prices has come to a halt with an 8.8% drop in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction.