Sally Rae

Idea to help others proving a winner

Idea to help others proving a winner

Bella Bloomfield has always been interested in helping other people.

Pair sowing seeds for future careers

Pair sowing seeds for future careers

North Otago student Hannah McCulloch is looking forward to a career in the arable industry.

Award for merino joint venture

Award for merino joint venture

Alpine Origin Merino, the joint venture between Silver Fern Farms and the New Zealand Merino Company, has been recognised at the New Zealand Food Awards.

Red meat co-op model supported

Red meat co-op model supported

Farmers are prepared to consider the creation of a co-operative model for the red meat industry, Meat Industry Excellence chairman John McCarthy says.

Guests treated just like royals

Guests treated just like royals

When two guests arrived at Larnach Castle for dinner and a night's accommodation in early September, staff had no idea who they were.

Horses, ponies, dogs, lambs - and three 'brats'

Horses, ponies, dogs, lambs - and three 'brats'

They are affectionately dubbed the Beattie Brats 1, 2 and 3 by their mother.

Poor year predicted for milk returns

Poor year predicted for milk returns

A milk price of under $5 for the 2014-15 season is likely unless prices turn around significantly, economists have warned.

Award to Otago business

Thykk Yoghurt has been named supreme winner of this year's Audacious business challenge.

'Above average' payout for Westland

Westland Milk Products says its financial results, while strong, do not meet the company's strategic goal of providing ''superior'' returns to shareholders.

Online tools improve dairy price forecasting

Two online tools designed to provide better insights into milk production and farm gate milk prices have been described as a ''step change'' in dairy forecasting.