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Federated Farmers uneasy with Lochinver Station deal

Federated Farmers uneasy with Lochinver Station deal

Federated Farmers has expressed unease over the potential sale of the vast Lochinver Station to a high-profile Chinese company, saying it might not provide sufficient benefit to New Zealand.

Network comes south

The Rural Business Network is coming to Otago.

All eyes on this week's auction as market factors weighed

All eyes on this week's auction as market factors weighed

All eyes will be on this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction and upcoming auctions will play a major part in determining Fonterra's final payout.

Room to expand in liqueur market

Room to expand in liqueur market

Recognition at the International Wine and Spirit Competition signals to Quick Brown Fox founder Arjun Haszard that there is space for international expansion.

Farmprint a form of insurance

Farmprint a form of insurance

Stock rustlers beware. Mosgiel-based company Oritain is using its pioneering approach to scientifically certify the origin of food products to help address the multimillion-dollar issue of stock theft.

Enjoying role helping select merino genes

Enjoying role helping select merino genes

Anna Vaughan got ''hooked'' on merino sheep while undertaking work experience at Lake Coleridge Station, in the Canterbury high country, during her university summer.

Dunedin: time to 'stir it up a bit', coach says

Dunedin: time to 'stir it up a bit', coach says

Anne Bond has a simple philosophy.

Crowd funding licence

PledgeMe is licensed for equity crowd funding.

Flow-on effect from lower milk payout

Flow-on effect from lower milk payout

Belt-tightening is expected across the dairy industry, with flow-on effects for rural communities, as farmers face a substantial drop in income this season.

Milk price 'shock' for farmers

Milk price 'shock' for farmers

Dairy farmers' incomes could drop by more than $4 billion this season after Fonterra yesterday slashed its milk price forecast from $7 to $6.