Brendon Cross is the sixth generation to farm amid the
spectacular beauty of the Otago Peninsula.
Brooke Solly had been meaning to join the Maniototo Young
West Otago's Westholm Hereford stud was the most successful
southern vendor at last week's Feilding Beef Expo.
The Paterson family, of Gimmerburn, have won the Clip of the
Year title at the Otago Merino Association's merino
The Otago Rural Support Trust has pulled out of a funding
collaboration with the Government because of lack of demand
from farmers for mental health support.
Duncan New Zealand invested in a second venison processing
plant because it was confident about the future of New
Zealand venison, marketing general manager Glenn Tyrrell
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.
Staff at AgResearch Invermay are looking at other ways,
beyond just fencing off waterways, to help improve water
quality on its deer farm.
Fonterra's milk price signalling needs to "drastically''
improve for its 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.
It all began with cold, wet feet.
They are the unsung heroes of the Golden Shears World
Shearing and Wool Handling Championships.
Prices at last week's South Island wool sale rebounded after
a month of uncertainty.
Farmers should remain vigilant over the invasive pest plant
velvetleaf and its ability to damage fodder beet crops, the
Otago Regional Council warns.
He's a bronc riding, world-record setting "stick-throwing''
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