Farming News

Visitors increasingly vital for station

Manager Simon Inkersell.
Lake Ohau Station managers Simon and Liko Inkersell are very aware they live in a special environment.

Healthy blackcurrant harvest early

Healthy blackcurrant harvest early

It has been an early harvest for Mid Canterbury blackcurrant growers because of favourable weather conditions.

Government, primary industries agree on biosecurity deed

The Government has approved an agreement with primary industries which will see it collaborate and share the costs of preparing plans to prevent or fight any biosecurity incursion.

Guinness World Records bid fundraiser for medical centre upgrade

Guinness World Records bid fundraiser for medical centre upgrade

The Lindsay family are going to do their level best to fleece you and it's all for a good cause.

Bog Roy story one of challenges down through generations

Bog Roy story one of challenges down through generations

It is fair to say farming Bog Roy station has put each generation of Anderson family to the test.

Ute prize follows probiotic purchase

Ute prize follows probiotic purchase

Evan Chisnall had just bought a new 4WD when he got a call to say he had won a double-cab ute in a national competition.

Mutton export value jumps

Mutton export value jumps

Mutton exports from New Zealand rose significantly in the first quarter of this season.

Review aims to cut forestry accidents

Forestry sector organisations have joined forces to back an independent review of safety in the industry.

Inheriting the farm no cheap transaction

An astonishing number of people think that sheep farmers are handed their properties on a plate, writes Ann Pomeroy.

Inventor off to Cologne trade fair

Inventor off to Cologne trade fair

The Lake Hawea man who developed the what he branded the ''Slammertool'' is taking it to what he calls the hand tool equivalent of the Olympics.

Warning on parvovirus

Dog owners are being reminded to be vigilant about vaccinations after The Veterinary Centre treated six confirmed cases of parvovirus last month.

NZ, Welsh shearers to compete

NZ, Welsh shearers to compete

There will be an international flavour at this week's Otago shearing and New Zealand wool-handling championships in Balclutha.

Keepers stung by weather

Keepers stung by weather

It is not just holidaymakers that have been complaining about the summer weather - bees are also not happy campers.

Buyers demand quality

Buyers demand quality

Despite a large number of entries in this year's sale, breeders of coloured sheep were disappointed with how many were passed in.

Century of dog trials marked

Century of dog trials marked

Barking resounds off golden-brown hillside, whistles pierce the still air, and gruff commands rumble amidst the clamour.

Nebraska students round out education

Nebraska students round out education

Despite enjoying visiting different farming systems in New Zealand for the past month, 41 students from the University of Nebraska have yet to develop a taste for Vegemite, tour leader and animal science professor Steven Jones says.

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