AgResearch scientist Sara Edwards is on a quest to help find
out why the reproductive performance of hoggets is so poor.
Helping people through the "demystification'' of health and
safety is not about having endless ring binders on the shelf
gathering dust, WorkSafe chief executive Gordon MacDonald
Zealand's red meat sector will never achieve greatness if it
continues to "fight and argue'', Beef + Lamb New Zealand
chairman James Parsons says.
Penny Ronald has been doing a lot of woolly thinking lately.
Winning the Glammies with their Perendale lamb entry was a
"huge thrill'' for the Gardyne family from the Ida Valley.
A new weapon in the war on rabbits could be introduced into
New Zealand next autumn.
Ryan MacLean came to New Zealand last year "to learn how to
shear a sheep and grow grass''.
Velvetleaf, considered one of the world's worst cropping
weeds, has been found in South Island fodder beet crops.
Invercargill will host the world's best shearers and
woolhandlers in February next year.
Agriculture has to ‘‘sell itself to New Zealand''.
More than $2million has been invested at Ballance
Agri-Nutrients' Washdyke site with the official opening of a
specialist PhaSedN fertiliser manufacturing plant.
Sometimes it's about taking those first steps.
Growing up on a sheep and beef farm at St Bathans gave Alex
Menzies a strong interest in agriculture.
Coping with dry conditions on Otago farms and the ongoing
implications is about taking action, as agribusiness reporter
Sally Rae reports.
They might have only met the previous day but Nick Stanger
and Troy Love still managed to secure second place in a
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