When Village Milk chief executive Mark Houston moved from
South Canterbury to Golden Bay in 2010, he was looking for a
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.
The news is all good for potatoes.
Young people will get the chance to explore career
opportunities in the rural sector next month.
New Zealand shearing and woolhandling is in good hands,
organisers of an inaugural national contest for apprentice
wool harvesters say.
Industry response to last year's announcement
glyphosate-resistant weeds had been identified in New Zealand
for the first time has been positive and supportive,
according to the leader of a project working on avoiding
New Zealanders have a new favourite.
Te Awamutu woolhandler Keryn Herbert (34) beat the odds to
win the New Zealand Woolhandler of the Year title at the
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.
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
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
Samantha Hall (14), of Stirling, has won the Southern Rural
Life Young Herdsperson of the Year for the third year in a
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