Tussock Creek couple Jono and Kelly Bavin have won the 2015
Southland Otago Sharemilker Equity Farmer of the Year title.
Agriculture accounts for the majority of workplace fatalities
in South Canterbury.
Action is being taken against
19 employers in the dairy industry for breaches of employment
law, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Omarama farmers Richard and Annabelle Subtil want to help
highlight the positive side of agriculture.
West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne was recently named Dairy
Woman of the Year. She talks to agribusiness reporter Sally
The Merriman name is closely linked with Australia's merino
Five finalists have been named for this year's Otago Ballance
Farm Environment Awards.
When it came to the cute factor at the Upper Clutha A&P
Show, it was hard to go past the Country Camp Cooker.
Creating a compliance culture is not the answer to reducing
the number of farm accidents, Beef and Lamb New Zealand
chairman James Parsons says.
Farmers affected by drought are mostly ''coping OK'', Otago
Rural Support Trust co-ordinator Dave Mellish says.
Ask Rick Aubrey why he keeps dog trialling and the answer is
succinct: ''Too old to play footy, aren't I?''
Sheep breeding is a passion for Kerry Dwyer.
Driving skills, English language training and access to
services are the top concerns of the growing international
workforce in the Clutha district, Clutha District Settlement
Support chairwoman Chris Shaw says.
Angela Stead knows how to cook a good lamb roast.
ANZCO Foods founder and chairman Sir Graeme Harrison aims to
reduce his shareholding in the company, while Japan's Itoham
Foods is looking to increase its stake.
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