Steve and Tracy Henderson, of Winton, barely had time to take
a breather after winning the region's top dairy award before
they were in the middle of their wedding arrangements.
Rural Women New Zealand will be hosting the first stop of its
community roadshow in Oamaru tomorrow.
Heating is undesirable in hay bales, not only because there
is a danger of fire from spontaneous combustion but also
because heating impairs or severely reduces the nutrient
value of hay.
Global food and beverage manufacturer Nestlé sent a group of
representatives to inspect 50 randomly selected South Island
dairy farms - including some in Otago and Southland - last
Adventurer, hunter and businessman Davey Hughes, of Swazi New
Zealand, will be guest speaker at a fundraiser for Waitahuna
School in April.
West Otago farmers have voted to run a Farming for Profit
programme to replace the older monitor farm programmes.
This year is the United Nations International Year of Family
Farming, and in New Zealand a spotlight is being focused on
the issue of succession on family farms.
A Beef and Lamb New Zealand Farming for Profit field day at
Millers Flat last week drew 100 people.
Organisers of a sheep breeders' meeting on possible
downsizing of Invermay research facility say AgResearch
management must seriously consider the message from the
Blokes of all ages and backgrounds are needed for a new
project on wellbeing.
Collaboration and partnerships.
Kees Zeestraten has spent close to $3 million trying to get
water to irrigate Ohau Downs.
''You wouldn't get a better landscape. Green is as much a
part of it as the tawny brown landscape in the background.
What are they worrying about? It fits in.''
Barry Shepherd remembers the days when he used to shoot
rabbits on a property which is now Doug McIntyre's dairy
Primary ITO chief executive Kevin Bryant is resigning after
15 years at the helm.
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