New Zealand's world-beating seed-certification system is one
of the reasons the country is producing most of the world's
carrot and radish seeds.
The news is all good for potatoes.
The travelling road show dubbed the ''last stand'' is having
a ball, with many youngsters coming forward to shake the hand
of the master - master shearer John Hough, that is.
They're called simply The Last Stand.
Omarama shepherd Katey Hill has had a stellar rodeo season
with her young quarter-horse Boots and is leading the
national Rookie of the Year title in barrel racing.
Andrew Fladeboe describes working dogs as the ''most noble of
An Alexandra climate scientist has applied for funding to
work with Google engineers to make scientific use of data
collected using large balloons that will float in the
Samantha Hall (14), of Stirling, has won the Southern Rural
Life Young Herdsperson of the Year for the third year in a
Preliminary judging has been completed and the finalists in
this year's New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards Southland/Otago
region have been announced.
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
I bought my 9G Chamberlain about 13 years ago so I could take
part in tractor treks and also use it for farm chores on my
Geraldine farm property.
Not all fats are created equal, and work by AgResearch is
looking into how this knowledge can help reduce lamb deaths.
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
Queen honeybees with a spring-cleaning genetic trait are
being used as a tool to control varroa mite rather than using
The numbers have been crunched
and dairying does not add up.
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