Creating a compliance culture is not the answer to reducing
the number of farm accidents, Beef and Lamb New Zealand
chairman James Parsons says.
Sheep breeding is a passion for Kerry Dwyer.
Driving skills, English language training and access to
services are the top concerns of the growing international
workforce in the Clutha district, Clutha District Settlement
Support chairwoman Chris Shaw says.
Angela Stead knows how to cook a good lamb roast.
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.
Southern farmers feature among the finalists of the 2015 Beef
and Lamb New Zealand Golden Lamb awards.
Opuha Water will turn off the
taps to irrigators tomorrow as drought conditions bite deeper
in South Canterbury.
The historic Craigieburn
Station, in the central Canterbury foothills, has come up for
sale for the first time in 98 years.
Irrigation in the Maniototo is the ''lifeblood'' for the area
it serves, says Maniototo Irrigation Company chairman Geoff
Drought affects the whole family - not just the farmer.
The countdown is on for Shear For Life.
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.
DairyNZ has launched a campaign to help dairy farmers get
through a tough season brought on by a low mil
Southern farmers and businesses need to contribute about $2
million by the end of April to enable the Southern Dairy Hub
venture to proceed.
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.
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