Farming News

Top ram price $13,500

A Perendale ram from North Otago's Newhaven stud achieved the top price of $13,500 at recent ram sales in Gore.

Sgt Dan employee trainee of the year

Sgt Dan employee trainee of the year

Sgt Dan Stockfoods Ltd employee Craig Jones, of Gore, has been named the New Zealand Feed Manufacturers Association's feed trainee of the year for 2015.

Dairy farmer course expansion hailed

Dairy farmer course expansion hailed

The expansion of a Southland-devised course which helps cash-strapped dairy farmers improve their on-farm processes and save money ‘‘could not have come at a better time'', Venture Southland business projects co-ordinator Scott Whyte says.

Shareholder needs focus of manager

Shareholder needs focus of manager

Nigel Jones is a strong believer in co-operatives.

Proactive approach succeeds

Proactive approach succeeds

When it comes to grappling with water-quality issues, Madeline Hall has a suggestion for farmers.

Beef and Lamb scientist takes genetics to farmers

Beef and Lamb scientist takes genetics to farmers

One of the best parts of Annie O'Connell's job is connecting with farmers.

MIE will go on, if wanted

Meat Industry Excellence says it will carry on, if farmers want it, despite further resignations from the group's executive.

'Fearless leadership’ urged

'Fearless leadership’ urged

When Dutch couple Helen and Art Blom came to New Zealand in the mid-1990s, it was to be only a temporary stint.

WIRL gains $8.4m funding

WIRL gains $8.4m funding

New Zealand's wool industry could be ‘‘transformed'' by a research partnership that has secured $8.4million of Government investment over seven years, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy say.

Crop farm programme starting to Sprout

Crop farm programme starting to Sprout

Dunedin agritech start-up AgriTrack is getting help to expand.

SAFE ad in UK paper 'irresponsible'

SAFE ad in UK paper 'irresponsible'

New Zealand's special agricultural trade envoy says a bid by animal activists to slate the country's dairy industry is "grossly irresponsible".

Calling time after two terms

Calling time after two terms

For the past six years, Beef and Lamb New Zealand has been Anne Munro's life.

Dairy award entries down

Entries in the 2016 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards are the lowest since 2010.

Century on farms call

'Tis the season to apply for the 2016 New Zealand Century Farm and Station Awards.

Encouraged to vote

Alliance Group shareholders are being urged to vote in this year's director elections. Six candidates are nominated for two vacancies.

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