Farming News

Southern farmers among finalists

Southern farmers feature among the finalists of the 2015 Beef and Lamb New Zealand Golden Lamb awards.

Stead's mission to help farmers

Stead's mission to help farmers

Angela Stead knows how to cook a good lamb roast.

ANZCO share sale bid

ANZCO share sale bid

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 to cut supplies to irrigators

Opuha Water will turn off the taps to irrigators tomorrow as drought conditions bite deeper in South Canterbury.

Craigieburn Station on the market

The historic Craigieburn Station, in the central Canterbury foothills, has come up for sale for the first time in 98 years.

Maniototo scheme 'lifeblood' of area

Maniototo scheme 'lifeblood' of area

Irrigation in the Maniototo is the ''lifeblood'' for the area it serves, says Maniototo Irrigation Company chairman Geoff Crutchley.

Silver Ferns governance explained

Silver Ferns governance explained

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.

Shear For Life fundraiser looming

Shear For Life fundraiser looming

The countdown is on for Shear For Life.

Dealing with drought stress

Dealing with drought stress

Drought affects the whole family - not just the farmer.

'Tactics for Tight Times' to be shared

'Tactics for Tight Times' to be shared

DairyNZ has launched a campaign to help dairy farmers get through a tough season brought on by a low mil

Dairy hub reliant on local support

Southern farmers and businesses need to contribute about $2 million by the end of April to enable the Southern Dairy Hub venture to proceed.

Marlborough dries up as more irrigation bans imposed

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.

Call to calculate winter feed total

Call to calculate winter feed total

North Otago Federated Farmers president Richard Strowger is keen to know exactly how much winter feed there is in the district.

Winter feed planning critical to have sorted

North Otago Federated Farmers associate sharemilkers' representative Siobhan O'Malley explains why sharemilkers with irrigation should care about the dry conditions.

Winton entrant wins top awards

Winton entrant wins top awards

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 Wanaka.

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