South Otago vet John Smart reckons New Zealand sheep farmers
have not had enough recognition for improvements made over
When people ask vet Dave Robertson what he does in his job,
his usual reply is that he ''scans cows and talks about
When Jan Appleby hits the pedals on the Otago Central Rail
Trail later this month, it will have special significance.
High-country farmers have been praised for contributing to a
record-breaking season for the endangered kaki (black stilt).
David Backhurst has seen a lot of changes in Southland since
first moving there in the early 1990s and then spending a
decade away from the province.
It all started with a swede.
Clinton herd manager Ben Sanders will be Otago's sole
representative at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards in
Wellington next month.
A shipment of fertiliser manufactured in Mosgiel from raw
materials mined in Otago and recently dispatched to China has
been hailed as having ''huge potential'' for future export
When Lee Lamb could not find books about farming to read to
her young son, she decided to do something about it.
The finalists have been selected for the Otago Ballance Farm
A group of German chefs and food and wine writers recently
visited farms in Otago to see how deer are farmed.
Damien McLoughlin has a simple message for New Zealand's
agricultural sector - it needs a pat on the back.
Robert Butson's farming philosophy has always been to keep it
Suffering a car breakdown in Australia's Northern Territory
proved to be a stroke of luck for Regina Bernbeck.
The fine-wool industry has to continually lift its game as it
faces increasing competition, New Zealand Merino Company
chief executive John Brakenridge says.
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