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Merino deal 'just the start'

Merino deal 'just the start'

A multimillion-dollar contract to supply New Zealand fine wool to a United States-based sock manufacturer is being heralded as ''just the start''.

New director 'humbled' by support of shareholders

New director 'humbled' by support of shareholders

Newly-elected Silver Fern Farms director Fiona Hancox says she is motivated and determined to ''make a difference'' in the red meat sector.

Chep opens new service centre

Chep opens new service centre

Chep New Zealand has officially opened its $4 million office and warehouse development in Dunedin.

Dairy hub reliant on local support

Southern farmers and businesses need to contribute about $2 million by the end of April to enable the Southern Dairy Hub venture to proceed.

'Tactics for Tight Times' to be shared

'Tactics for Tight Times' to be shared

DairyNZ has launched a campaign to help dairy farmers get through a tough season brought on by a low mil

Difficult road to business success

Difficult road to business success

Life has not always been easy for Rebecca Twemlow.

Drought: 'We are in tough times'

Drought: 'We are in tough times'

Unlike most farmers, Lindsay Carruthers does not use a rain gauge when it comes to measuring rainfall on his Middlemarch farm.

Landcorp profit fall expected

State-owned Landcorp Farming is reviewing its full-year profit forecast, after its half-year profit was slashed by $11.2 million compared to the previous year.

Dairy farmer gloom worsens

Dairy farmer gloom worsens

The fall in dairy prices coupled with dry conditions have seen farmer confidence slump further into negative territory, Federated Farmers latest farm confidence survey shows.

Call to calculate winter feed total

Call to calculate winter feed total

North Otago Federated Farmers president Richard Strowger is keen to know exactly how much winter feed there is in the district.