Sally Rae

Compliance serious issue for meat sector too

Compliance serious issue for meat sector too

Sheep and beef farmers are being urged to plan for and adapt to increased environmental regulation.

Fonterra lifts forecast; 835 staff gone

Fonterra lifts forecast; 835 staff gone

An improved financial performance has led Fonterra to lift its forecast earnings-per-share range by 5c to 45c-55c, as it continues to cut costs.

Well-prepared for new role

Well-prepared for new role

Glenys Coughlan has already got her mountain bike at the repair shop and bought a new road bike as she prepares to embrace the Central Otago lifestyle.

Refining essence of NZ forests

Refining essence of NZ forests

When Paul Greaves suffered a brain stem stroke back in 2012, it forced some major changes in his life.

Four finalists named

Red meat producers make up three of the four finalists in the 2015 Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmer of the Year competition.

Farm shows profit possible

Farm shows profit possible

''Do the maths. Invest in the future.''

Postal sideline delivers for taxi firm

Postal sideline delivers for taxi firm

A small Oamaru taxi company is putting its own stamp on mail delivery - and not just in North Otago, but potentially nationwide.

Alliance profit takes $4.28m hit

Alliance profit takes $4.28m hit

Alliance Group's profit has taken a dive and operating profit was down $4.28million in the year ended September.

Happy Hens creator hatches fabric idea

Happy Hens creator hatches fabric idea

Yvonne Sutherland's Happy Hens have come home to roost in a field of poppies.

SFF profit up, debt more than halved

SFF profit up, debt more than halved

Silver Fern Farms' financial position continues to improve, with the company posting an operating profit of $86.9 million for the year ended September, up 28% on last year's result.