Sally Rae

Lamb price expected to be down

Average farm-gate lamb prices this season are predicted to ''nudge a few percent'' below last season.

Relaxation of China one-child policy good for NZ

Relaxation of China one-child policy good for NZ

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.

Farm groups slam cruelty

Dairy farmers and industry groups have been quick to condemn the actions of a ''minority'' involved in mistreating bobby calves.

High value seen in omega-3 in lamb

High value seen in omega-3 in lamb

''Exciting stuff'' is how Murray Behrent describes a project examining omega-3 content in lamb.

Former CEO paid $1.8m

Former CEO paid  $1.8m

Former Silver Fern Farms chief executive Keith Cooper was paid between $1.84 million and $1.85 million in the past financial year.

Koura farms in forests a win-win

Koura farms in forests a win-win

Naseby might be best known as the capital of curling but at 760m above sea level, it is also the site of the highest koura farm in New Zealand.

Exports down, led by dairy

Exports down, led by dairy

China is back as New Zealand's top export destination, displacing Australia after a six-month run.

Awards for southern women

Awards for southern women

Two southern women have been recognised at the Enterprising Rural Women Awards held in Nelson.

Issues with SFF joint venture remain

Issues with SFF joint venture remain

Former Silver Fern Farms director David Shaw says questions remain about the proposed joint venture with Shanghai Maling.

Thinking pink helps raise funds for hospice support

Thinking pink helps raise funds for hospice support

Tom Ballantine has been through a rough patch.