Farming News

Mt Cargill ferret Tb survey

Mt Cargill ferret Tb survey

A ferret survey is being undertaken in the Mt Cargill area, near Dunedin, after last year's bovine Tb outbreak.

Farm pay grows

Dry stock farmers' salaries have grown strongly in the past year, according to Federated Farmers and Rabobank's 2015-16 employee remuneration report.

Side event chance to connect

Attend the South Island Dairy Event 2016 in Invercargill and invest in yourself and your business.

Safety change generational

Safety change generational

Lynn Carty reckons Health and Safety is a little bit like the old seatbelt campaigns.

Seed contamination dampens prices

New Zealand wool prices declined last week as wool contaminated with plant matter was discounted.

Record fleece contest entries

Record fleece contest entries

Sharyn Miller (left) and Brenna Sharland, from the New Zealand Merino Company, sort entries in this year's Child Cancer Foundation fleece competition.

App saves H&S paperwork

Onside has launched an online health and safety app for farmers to make compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 easier.

Velvetleaf inspections nearing completion

Velvetleaf inspections nearing completion

Inspections of Otago fodder beet crops for possible velvetleaf contamination should be completed by the end of this week.

Young farmer in to win national competition

Young farmer in to win national competition

When Logan Wallace first joined Young Farmers, one of his goals was to reach the grand final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Contest.

Awards night soon

Awards night soon

It's nearly time for the New Zealand Century Farm and Station Awards.

Irrigation provides reliability

Irrigation provides reliability

Matt Ross first arrived in North Otago "more by accident''.

Water brings back 'marvellous' times

Water brings back 'marvellous' times When Jim Dennison's father bought Drumena in 1919, the Hilderthorpe farm was in a "desolate state".

Waitaki water key to reliable farming

Waitaki water key to reliable farming

Reuben Allan's dairy shed has one heck of a view.

Alliance taking NZ produce to the world

Alliance taking NZ produce to the world

Alliance Group is looking at how to "take a New Zealand Inc story to the world''.

Eyes on lamb price as supply falls

Time will tell which "fork in the road'' lamb prices will take over the coming months, ASB rural economist Nathan Penny says.

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