Alliance Group shareholders are being urged to vote in this
year's director elections. Six candidates are nominated for
'Tis the season to apply for the 2016 New Zealand Century
Farm and Station Awards.
An investigation is under way to find the cause of a
''disappointing'' bovine Tb outbreak in three herds at Mt
Cargill, on the outskirts of Dunedin.
Dairy prices lifted modestly in this week's GlobalDairyTrade
auction, breaking a run of three consecutive falls.
When Maniototo farmers Johnny and Jane Girvan were looking
for new carpet, there was one obvious choice.
Fewer ewe numbers, reduced lambing percentages and fewer
hoggets mated has seen the smallest lamb crop in New Zealand
Average farm-gate lamb prices this season are predicted to
''nudge a few percent'' below last season.
A mini baby-boom in China is expected to help underpin
Chinese demand for New Zealand food exports, possibly as soon
as nine months away.
Dairy farmers and industry groups have been quick to condemn
the actions of a ''minority'' involved in mistreating bobby
''Exciting stuff'' is how Murray Behrent describes a project
examining omega-3 content in lamb.
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