Invercargill will host the world's best shearers and
woolhandlers in February next year.
Agriculture has to ‘‘sell itself to New Zealand''.
More than $2million has been invested at Ballance
Agri-Nutrients' Washdyke site with the official opening of a
specialist PhaSedN fertiliser manufacturing plant.
Sometimes it's about taking those first steps.
Growing up on a sheep and beef farm at St Bathans gave Alex
Menzies a strong interest in agriculture.
Coping with dry conditions on Otago farms and the ongoing
implications is about taking action, as agribusiness reporter
Sally Rae reports.
Prices at last week's Omarama lamb sale were stronger than
anticipated, considering schedule pricing, agents say.
They might have only met the previous day but Nick Stanger
and Troy Love still managed to secure second place in a
Alistair Campbell has clocked up a few kilometres perusing
gullies on Earnscleugh Station - all in the search of the
perfect dog-trial course.
When University of Otago student Yang Li was asked if he was
available for a summer internship at AbacusBio, he jumped at
Dairy farmers are facing another tough year but a ‘‘generally
strong year'' is being picked by Rabobank for most other
During challenging times such as those the dairy industry is
now experiencing, being efficient on-farm is crucial.
A cycle seat is not the sort of saddle that Olivia Ross is
ordinarily accustomed to.
Meat Industry Excellence is seeking to replace the two
processor representative positions on the board of Beef +
Lamb New Zealand with its own directors.
The challenge of achieving sustainability and growing
pressure on New Zealand's rural landscape were highlighted
during a national geography conference at the University of
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