Sally Rae

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.

Stores to use Dunedin training tool

Stores to use Dunedin training tool

The prospect of being confronted by an armed robber is an unfortunate reality for staff working in convenience stores.

Young entrepreneurs blossoming

Young entrepreneurs blossoming

Melissa Baucus wants to create a stronger entrepreneurial community in Dunedin.

Fonterra equity fund move

Fonterra equity fund move

Fonterra is looking at the merits of establishing an equity partners fund that would source equity from investors for New Zealand and Australian farmers.

Excitement at wool levy possibilities

Excitement at wool levy possibilities

When Sandra Faulkner was a young girl, her father gave her a valuable message - ''don't grizzle unless you're planning on getting involved''.

NZ Merino Company doubles annual profit

NZ Merino Company doubles annual profit

The New Zealand Merino Company has posted an after-tax net profit of $1.9 million for the year to June.

Farmhand pilot programme welcomed

Farmhand pilot programme welcomed

Farming is the career path Emma Hollamby knows she wants to follow.