Sally Rae

Freight-management bid to boost competitiveness

A freight-management company has been launched by Fonterra and Silver Fern Farms, servicing about one third of all containers leaving New Zealand.

Non-GM method of equal benefit

A non-genetically modified technique could provide the same project gains as the use of genetically modified grasses in New Zealand and without the risk of triggering consumer resistance, according to an investigation by the Sustainability Council of New Zealand.

Prices at wool sale still up

Prices at wool sale still up

Prices for most wool types continued their upward trajectory at last week's combined sale of North Island and South Island wool in Christchurch, despite an unfavourable currency factor.

Ex-Otago student off to Harvard

Ex-Otago student off to Harvard

University of Otago graduate Sara Burgess - now working at the Fonterra Research Centre in Palmerston North - has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship.

Party time for Fonterra

Fonterra's having a party - and the community is invited.

Owner has double success with Limousin steer

Evan Ferris, of Waikaia, has won overall champion in the annual Otago-Southland beef competition.

Environmental winners

Environmental winners

Southland farmers Grant and Bernadette Weller have been named the national winners of the 2011 Ballance farm environment awards.

Former land girl honoured for wartime service

Former land girl honoured for wartime service

How times have changed since Edna Horsnell was a land girl.

Opinion: Politicos turn to the land

Opinion: Politicos turn to the land

Everyone, it seems, is the farmer's friend - after all, it is election year.

Ferrier Agribusiness Person of Year

Fonterra chief executive Andrew Ferrier has been named 2011 Agribusiness Person of the Year.