Jersey breeders gathered in Northland last month to hear how
the sector's livestock improvement programme was progressing.
Cautious optimism about the venison industry was one of the
key messages offered by Deer Industry New Zealand (Dinz)
chief executive Dan Coup at the New Zealand Deer Farmers'
Association Otago branch's field day at AgResearch's Invermay
Boots'n'all - they've done it.
Flower growers will not be signing up to the new
Government-industry partnerships set up to manage biosecurity
Farmers are behind the proposed review of the methods used to
cull bobby calves but want the definition of an emergency
situation clearly spelt out.
A Mid Canterbury property that was formerly part owned by
Allan and Jean Hubbard is expected to smash farm-price
records when it goes to auction with no reserve next week.
Deer farmers attending a recent field day at Invermay were
urged to recognise they were ''at the Mecca'' for deer
Drew Dundass reckons the Charolais breed of cattle is a
It's a long way from Alexandra to Argentina.
The Road Transport Forum (RTF) has developed a two-pronged
attack to address the shortage of skilled drivers in the
Recently released Livestock Improvement Corporation half-year
results are reflective of positive growth and investment back
into the company, chief executive officer Wayne McNee says.
A quarter of a billion dollars worth of Chinese customers
were hosted by Silver Ferns Farms this week, with an emphasis
on food safety practices.
Farmers will have another platform to communicate and connect
when the new AgChatNZ Foundation launches its weekly Twitter
discussion forums on March 12.
Federated Farmers president Bruce Wills attended the
Southern Field Days held at Waimumu recently, and took a
moment out from a busy schedule to talk to Southern Rural
Life reporter Leith Huffadine.
A Timaru man who has developed fixed-grid irrigation believes
he has an answer for many irrigation issues on New Zealand
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