Sally Rae

Meat exports climb to record high

New Zealand meat exports reached a record high of $5.3 billion in 2013-14, up $480 million on the previous season.

Pair sowing seeds for future careers

Pair sowing seeds  for future careers

To retain our place as world leaders, we need to ensure that we have the best people in place right across the industry, be they farmers, researchers, marketers or agronomists.

Monaghan opts out

Monaghan opts out

Fonterra director John Monaghan will not stand as a candidate in this year's Alliance Group supplier representative director election.

Farmers vote against wool levy return

Farmers vote against wool levy return

A bid to reintroduce a wool levy appears to have failed.

Ngai Tahu role offers autonomy and variety

Ngai Tahu role offers autonomy and variety

Matthew Slater has never thought too far ahead in his career.

'Giving it a go' has paid off

'Giving it a go' has paid off

Blair Skevington's entrepreneurial streak was evident from an early age.

Big names at shearing event

Big names at shearing event

Several of the biggest names in New Zealand shearing were in Waikouaiti on Thursday night for a particularly special speed-shearing event.

Cost-cutting, profitability to dominate discussion

Cost-cutting, profitability to dominate discussion

Dairy farming profitability is likely to be a hot topic at DairyNZ's annual meeting in Timaru on Thursday.

Confidence in dairy industry's resilience

Confidence in dairy industry's resilience

Dairy farmers might be facing a few challenges but the industry is resilient and it will work its way through them, ASB general manager for rural banking Mark Heer says.

Fourth candidate for Alliance election

Alliance Group's farmer-director election is set to be interesting with another candidate coming forward.