A series of workshops in Otago and Southland this month is
aimed at helping farmers meet their environmental obligations
under the national policy statement for freshwater
What do you get when you cross a bison bull with a beef cow?
James Robertson's lengthy involvement with Holstein Friesian
New Zealand has been acknowledged.
Grazing of Russell lupins in the high country has ''plenty of
scope'' in the right areas, New Zealand Merino Company
production science project leader Mark Ferguson believes.
Errol Holgate's contribution to the sheep industry was
recognised at the Beef and Lamb New Zealand sheep industry
awards in Invercargill last week.
Outram Limousin breeders Rob and Jean Johnstone have done it
The New Zealand Woolclassers Association is holding a field
day at the PGG Wrightson Wool store in Mosgiel on Wednesday.
An on farm national record price of $100,000 was achieved at
the Rangatira Angus bull sale at Muriwai, Gisborne, last
Shaun Snoxell loves the land and food production.
A gathering of rural professionals is being held in Oamaru
next week to highlight the support networks available to
When Mike Elliot was presented with life membership of Otago
Federated Farmers, he said it took him by complete surprise.
The Government has decided to allow the sale of raw milk to
consumers, subject to farmers meeting certain requirements.
Newly elected New Zealand Sheep Dog Trial Association
president Graham White may have a big year ahead of him - but
he will still fit in some dog trialling.
Oamaru-based veterinarian Dave Robertson has been described
as ''someone who lives and breathes sheep and beef''.
From the technophobes to the techno savvy, all farmers will
be catered for at technology expos in Otago this month.
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