Southern farmers feature among the finalists of the 2015 Beef
and Lamb New Zealand Golden Lamb awards.
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.
Opuha Water will turn off the
taps to irrigators tomorrow as drought conditions bite deeper
in South Canterbury.
The historic Craigieburn
Station, in the central Canterbury foothills, has come up for
sale for the first time in 98 years.
Irrigation in the Maniototo is the ''lifeblood'' for the area
it serves, says Maniototo Irrigation Company chairman Geoff
A ''significant investment'' is being made in the future of
Silver Fern Farms' governance, with governors of the future
being identified and developed, chairman Rob Hewett says.
The countdown is on for Shear For Life.
Drought affects the whole family - not just the farmer.
DairyNZ has launched a campaign to help dairy farmers get
through a tough season brought on by a low mil
Southern farmers and businesses need to contribute about $2
million by the end of April to enable the Southern Dairy Hub
venture to proceed.
Conditions are getting
increasingly drier in Marlborough and nine of the province's
16 consent areas have had their right to irrigate suspended,
Federated Farmers said.
North Otago Federated Farmers president Richard Strowger is
keen to know exactly how much winter feed there is in the
North Otago Federated Farmers associate sharemilkers'
representative Siobhan O'Malley explains why sharemilkers
with irrigation should care about the dry conditions.
Winton deer farmer Dave Lawrence, from the Tikana stud, won
the champion of champions title at the Elk and Wapiti Society
of New Zealand's annual velvet and antler competition in
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