A West Coast farming company
has been fined $66,000 on seven charges relating to dirty
A mastitis product, developed through the nationally
collaborative Mastitis Research Centre, involving researchers
at the University of Otago, could result in significant
savings to New Zealand's dairy industry.
Southland sheep and beef farmers Grant and Alison Kingsbury
have no regrets about switching to organic farming.
Oamaru-based Milligans Feeds has won a rural supply award for
nutrition for the second consecutive year at the annual
Farmlands awards evening.
A workshop in Waihola tomorrow aims to give dairying women a
better understanding of their financial position.
IrrigationNZ is aiming to improve the skills of people at the
forefront of the irrigation industry with a series of
irrigation manager workshops in Central and North Otago this
The home-grown farm paddock version of Nasa's Mars rover -
the Agri-Rover - is being developed for use on the farm.
Farmers need to approach news of
another lift in rural property prices with caution, Federated
Farmers president Bruce Wills says.
Millers Flat farmers and stud breeders Trevor and Karen
Peters have made the finals of the Lincoln University
Foundation South Island Farmer of the Year for 2013.
Otama farmers Neil and Philippa Gardyne are finalists in this
year's Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmer of
the Year competition.
Athol farmer Steve Wilkins has come back from his latest trip
overseas with more inspiration, more knowledge of innovation
and a wealth of information to digest.
Drones will be the next big innovation in farm work, Mark
A leading Italian ecophysiologist raised some eyebrows while
presenting his research and knowledge of the summerfruit
industry at Plant and Food Research near Clyde last week.
Entires are now open for the annual Southern Rural
Life Young Herdsperson of the Year.
Voting is now open for the 2013 Fonterra board of directors'
elections. This year there are five candidates standing for
the board of directors.
Read Southern Rural Life for all your farming news
and views of the south.
Courier Country covers from North Otago to the
Waimakariri River delivering the latest in farming news.
more roadtests & reviews
search cars for sale
Submit your news & photos - Login or
Opinion? Have your say - Login or Register
event or notice
Add a photo
Make ODT my
Otago Daily Times print and digital edition, The
Star - Dunedin, The News - Central Otago, The
Ensign - Gore, Southland Express -
Invercargill, The Courier - Timaru, Queenstown Times - Queenstown, Mountain Scene -
Queenstown, Extra! schools
Times South Canterbury