Experienced Palmerston dog triallist Lloyd Smithfinished
third in the short head and yard at the South Island
championships at Hakataramea yesterday.
Geoff Allison has been dog-trialling for more than half a
century and his passion for the sport is still as strong as
applied biotechnologies general manager Jimmy Suttie
yesterday declined to comment on his future after
restructuring of the organisation's management.
Fonterra is in the final stages of buying land to develop a
pilot dairy farm in Brazil, as part of its strategy to
establish "best practice" dairy farms in the fast growing
economies of Asia and Latin America.
It's all in a name. Forget the usual dog monikers of Bill,
Queen and Jess at the South Island sheep dog trial
championships - Greg Metherell has been more creative.
"It doesn't get any easier the second time up," Don Smith
mused, as he moved sheep up a steep hill at the South Island
sheep dog trial championships yesterday.
There have been plenty of trials in Maurice and Annie Flood's
marriage - dog trials, that is.
When Boer goats were introduced on Barewood Station four
years ago, it would be fair to say a few eyebrows were
Clint McAughtrie was born to be a cowboy.
When Becs Calder goes to work, she does not have a big
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