Samantha Hall (14), of Stirling, has won the Southern Rural
Life Young Herdsperson of the Year for the third year in a
Silver Fern Farms' (SFF) new premium beef product was shown
to about 120 suppliers at a premier selection beef producers'
day at the Silver Fern Farms' Finegand works near Balclutha
Man's best friend is in the spotlight, or, more correctly,
the camera flash, in this case.
The use of drones as an agricultural tool is likely to become
more popular in the future but Federated Farmers (FFNZ) is
concerned there is the potential for misuse around privacy
Not all fats are created equal, and work by AgResearch is
looking into how this knowledge can help reduce lamb deaths.
At Willowview Pastures in North Otago, staff are considered
an integral part of the business.
It was while driving a tractor in Australia that Andrew
Humphries came up with the idea of a software system to track
Competing in New Zealand is a chance for Welsh shearers to
learn from the best.
Evan Chisnall had just bought a new 4WD when he got a call to
say he had won a double-cab ute in a national competition.
Canterbury farmer Sam Zino is well on the way to showing that
deer farming is a viable alternative.
Despite a large number of entries in this year's sale,
breeders of coloured sheep were disappointed with how many
were passed in.
The changeable summer is frustrating not only arable farmers
trying to bring in the harvest, but also the country's bees,
and ultimately the beekeepers.
Canterbury is set to celebrate the role of farming families.
The Government has approved an agreement with primary
industries which will see it collaborate and share the costs
of preparing plans to prevent or fight any biosecurity
Young Farmer Contest Tasman region defending champion Reuben
Carter is working in Hamilton, but he insists the move is
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