It was one and two for North Canterbury cattle breeders in
the Meat and Wool Cup for supreme champion beef cattle entry
at the Canterbury A&P Show.
Llamas are ''a living work of art'', a breeder says.
Merinos are the ideal sheep for Marlborough, father-and-son
team Ron and Tom Small say.
Wools of New Zealand has launched an annual wool commitment
programme, called Staple, for its growers.
Superior genetics earned a part-time dairy farmer a win for
supreme champion Jersey cow at the Canterbury A&P Show.
North Otago and South Canterbury farmers are facing a drought
before the official arrival of summer.
Penni Loffhagen was just pleased to break the Southdown
dominance of the meat sheep classes.
A dryland dairy farm in South Canterbury has changed hands
for nearly $13 million - equating to $22,000 per hectare.
Young farmers were out in force to promote agriculture to the
next generation at the Canterbury A&P Show recently.
Strong winds have again damaged irrigators in Canterbury, but
not to the same extent as last year.
Oamaru farmer Owen Booth believes goat meat has a big future.
The South Canterbury women behind Irricon Resource Solutions
have been named Supreme Winners of the Enterprising Rural
The ability of large dairy farms in the United States to
increase their scale quickly could have an effect on the
international dairy market.
Waimate's main strawberry fields escaped last week's
hailstorm and are looking good for the season.
Working from home means the best of both worlds for Keri
Johnston and Haidee McCabe.
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