Sally Rae

Working together for sheepmeat

Working together for sheepmeat

A memorandum of understanding on sheepmeat co-operation has been signed between New Zealand, Australia and Mexico.

Something brewing in the Catlins as pair of expats ply their craft

Something brewing in the Catlins as pair of expats ply their craft

Heard the one about the Irish doctor who set up a brewery in the Catlins with his Scottish mate?

Alliance part of promotion trip to India and Sri Lanka

Alliance part of promotion trip to India and Sri Lanka

Alliance Group has joined a New Zealand trade delegation to India this week, a year after launching its Pure South lamb in the country.

His business and passion is wool

His business and passion is wool

Craig Smith is unashamedly passionate about wool.

Uruguay link still strong

Uruguay link still strong

Back in the 1960s, a young Enrique Larraechea, from Uruguay, visited the Robertson family in West Otago and bought a Romney ram.

Auction live stream gains good response

Auction live stream gains good response

Farmers have an opportunity to watch their wool being sold at the South Island wool sale in Christchurch - without having to leave home.

13.5-micron bale a standout at 'solid' sale

13.5-micron bale a standout at 'solid' sale

A bale of 13.5-micron merino wool that sold for $54kg greasy, or $78 clean, was a feature of this week's wool sale in Melbourne.

Time right to step down: Silver Fern chief

Time right to step down: Silver Fern chief

Departing Silver Fern Farms chief executive Keith Cooper is looking forward to ''not waking up to a multitude of challenges every morning''.

Back in profit, Silver Fern ponders revamp

Back in profit, Silver Fern ponders revamp

An improved financial position is encouraging Silver Fern Farms to consider reorganising itself into three species units of beef, sheepmeat and venison.

Meat sector changes at top

Meat sector changes at top

The winds of change continue to sweep through the meat industry in the South with the resignation of Silver Fern Farms chief executive Keith Cooper.