There's something special about a Clydesdale horse.
Clydesdale Horse Society of New Zealand president Bill
Affleck believes the allure stems from what the gentle giants
have achieved in the farming world.
An increasing number of mail order inquiries has led to
Dunedin-based Arthur Barnett Ltd reopening its doors in
PGG Wrightson is selling its half-share in New Zealand Merino
for $7.625 million, putting the company totally in the hands
of its grower shareholders.
The ANZ commodity price index has continued to rise - posting
a 0.3% increase in May, the ninth consecutive monthly rise in
Farm workers in Otago and Southland are being sought to
assist with a new study to determine why some indulge in
risky behaviour on quadbikes while others are more risk
Frans Laas has a honey of a job. The Mosgiel man, who breeds
bees, is one of only two people involved in commercial
beekeeping in New Zealand who artificially inseminates bees
on a large scale.
Implementation of the controversial National Animal
Identification and Tracing (Nait) system has been deferred
until next year.
Robert Bulle has a simple message for New Zealand farmers
concerned about the National Animal Identification and
Tracing scheme - "embrace it".
A top price of $10,000 was achieved at the Puketoi Angus
stud's bull sale in the Maniototo last week.
David Studholme believes New Zealand's wool industry has
turned the corner.
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