Sally Rae

Spotlight on droving way of life

Spotlight on droving way of life

When it comes to chronicling New Zealand's agricultural history, much has been written about the role of shepherds and stockmen.

Doing business in a crowded market

Dunedin businesses are being urged to ''think differently'' when it comes to how they do business.

A balanced lifestyle

A balanced lifestyle

Entering the Ballance Farm Environment Awards reinforced to South Otago couple Brendon and Suzie Bearman they were ''heading in the right direction''.

'Stoked' to be chosen

'Stoked' to be chosen

Craig Adams will be hoping it will be a case of third-time lucky at the National Country Music Awards next month.

AbacusBio finalist in sheep awards

AbacusBio finalist in sheep awards

Dunedin-based AbacusBio and its managing director Neville Jopson both feature among the finalists in this year's Beef and Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards.

Ingenuity needed to meet standards

Increased research and innovation in farming systems will be needed to achieve compliance with environmental regulations while maintaining farmers' profitability, a report from Rabobank has warned.

Healthy returns from lamb exports

Healthy returns from lamb exports

Lamb exports surpassed $2 billion in the first nine months of the 2013-14 meat export season for only the fourth time.

It's not easy being a dairy farmer

It's not easy being a dairy farmer

When it comes to being a dairy farmer, Matt Kerr reckons milking the cows is the easy bit.

Sub-$6 milk solids price a looming possibility

The possibility of a sub-$6 a kg milk solids price for the 2014-15 season is rising as dairy prices remain under pressure.

Apprentice joiner assembles awards on both sides of Tasman

Apprentice joiner Mohamed Valibhai really has gone the extra mile.