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Brazil plans to boost beef production

Brazil plans to boost beef production

Brazil's beef industry is intent on lifting productivity to increase competitiveness in global markets.

Excluding stock from waterways concern for farmers

Stock exclusion from waterways may prove more contentious for meat and fibre farmers than the implications of the Otago Regional Council's 6A water quality plan, Federated Farmers Otago meat and fibre chairman Simon McAtamney believes.

Invermay tackling water quality

Invermay tackling water quality

Staff at AgResearch Invermay are looking at other ways, beyond just fencing off waterways, to help improve water quality on its deer farm.

Fonterra advised to better inform

Fonterra's milk price signalling needs to "drastically'' improve for its farmers.

Regulations among most challenging matters

Regulations among most challenging matters

Water quality, water quantity and local and regional government remain the principal challenges the collective agricultural industry faces, Federated Farmers Otago president Phill Hunt believes.

Dairy cattle numbers down but not in South

Dairy cattle numbers down but not in South

Dairy industry woes are taking their toll on the national herd and dairy cattle numbers have registered their first fall after nine years of consecutive increases.

Reduced deer kill brings 'headaches'

Reduced deer kill brings 'headaches'

A "massive" fall in the venison kill in the first quarter of this year is creating some major issues in both processing and marketing in the industry.

From wet feet to wool sock success

From wet feet to wool sock success

It all began with cold, wet feet.

360nz drones go over and above

360nz drones go over and above

Digital media company 360nz is flying high.