Sally Rae

Minister invites meat industry collaboration

Minister invites meat industry collaboration

New Zealand's red meat industry is not ''on the way out'' but innovation, collaboration and development of market opportunities are needed to lift profitability, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says.

Clover root weevil under attack in Southland

Clover root weevil under attack in Southland

An industry-wide effort is under way in Southland to combat the damaging clover root weevil, whose economic damage has been measured in hundreds of millions of dollars nationwide.

Triallist just wants to get better

Triallist just wants to get better

When Cody Pickles goes to the dog trials, he takes his Gin with him.

Four finalists for farm environmental awards

Four finalists for farm environmental awards

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

Unfazed and excited about losing locks for a good cause

Unfazed and excited about losing locks for a good cause

When Ronda Ridsdale signed up for Shave for a Cure, she decided to get as much exposure as she could.

Buying Invermay 'nice idea in theory'

Buying Invermay  'nice idea in theory'

A suggestion that a company, involving various stakeholders, be formed to buy Invermay has been described as a ''nice idea in theory'' but one that would probably not work in practice.

Conditional deal to sell hide plant

Silver Fern Farms is proposing to sell its Napier hide processing plant to Lowe Corporation, as part of a toll processing arrangement for North Island hides.

Limited competition at wool sale

Prices eased slightly for all types at the South Island wool sale in Christchurch yesterday.

Invermay 'vital for science': farmers

Invermay 'vital for science': farmers

For the past 40 years, Millers Flat farmer Peter Macdougall has used science from Invermay to develop his hill-country property.

Life in South suits Britons

Life in South suits Britons

When Mark and Tracy Lamb bought a physiotherapy business in Milton in 2001, people commented they would have to shift from Dunedin to save commuting.