Farming News

Young farmer in to win national competition

Young farmer in to win national competition

When Logan Wallace first joined Young Farmers, one of his goals was to reach the grand final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Contest.

Awards night soon

Awards night soon

It's nearly time for the New Zealand Century Farm and Station Awards.

Irrigation provides reliability

Irrigation provides reliability

Matt Ross first arrived in North Otago "more by accident''.

Water brings back 'marvellous' times

Water brings back 'marvellous' times When Jim Dennison's father bought Drumena in 1919, the Hilderthorpe farm was in a "desolate state".

Waitaki water key to reliable farming

Waitaki water key to reliable farming

Reuben Allan's dairy shed has one heck of a view.

Alliance taking NZ produce to the world

Alliance taking NZ produce to the world

Alliance Group is looking at how to "take a New Zealand Inc story to the world''.

Eyes on lamb price as supply falls

Time will tell which "fork in the road'' lamb prices will take over the coming months, ASB rural economist Nathan Penny says.

'A cool bit of science'

'A cool bit of science'

AgResearch scientist Sara Edwards is on a quest to help find out why the reproductive performance of hoggets is so poor.

Resources to back up health and safety laws

Resources to back up health and safety laws

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 says.

Time for NZ meat industry to 'move on'

Time for NZ meat industry to 'move on'

Zealand's red meat sector will never achieve greatness if it continues to "fight and argue'', Beef + Lamb New Zealand chairman James Parsons says.

Perendale wins Glammies

Perendale wins Glammies

Winning the Glammies with their Perendale lamb entry was a "huge thrill'' for the Gardyne family from the Ida Valley.

Designers inspired by woolly thinking

Designers inspired by woolly thinking

Penny Ronald has been doing a lot of woolly thinking lately.

‘K5’ could prove effective rabbit killer

‘K5’ could prove effective rabbit killer

A new weapon in the war on rabbits could be introduced into New Zealand next autumn.

Shearers sharing their skills

Shearers sharing their skills

Ryan MacLean came to New Zealand last year "to learn how to shear a sheep and grow grass''.

Weed threatens southern fodder beet, MPI warns

Velvetleaf, considered one of the world's worst cropping weeds, has been found in South Island fodder beet crops.

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