Canterbury police will be paying particular attention to
drivers in rural areas over the summer in a bid to prevent
Japanese retail chain Muji sent representatives to Timaru
last week to visit Cavalier Woolscourers Ltd, the biggest and
most modern facility of its type in New Zealand.
Pesticide resistance in Danish arable crops may increase
following the introduction of a new tax system aimed at
reducing the use of harmful products according to a Danish
High country farmers traditionally face two significant
challenges - the harsh conditions in which they must wrest a
living from the land and how to make it pay for their
children and their children's children.
Dairy effluent could have lots of benefits for cropping
farms, but it is important to understand how its nutrients
are released, according to Craig Tregartha, of Plant and Food
The North Otago Irrigation Co is commissioning its 385ha
expansion this week.
An unforeseen lack of demand for red weaners last autumn
means a high country farming couple will weigh up their
options for future deer management policies.
Simon Glennie reckons he does his farming vicariously through
Although there has been no sign of the invasive pest plant
black-grass in Mid Canterbury, surveillance will continue.
For Balmoral Station owner Andrew Simpson knowledge is key to
making the best decisions for the future.
A desire to prevent the isolation of women living in rural
areas is just one of the driving forces for Rural Women New
Zealand's new vice-president.
Landowners in the Hunter Downs Irrigation Scheme command area
have some big decisions to make.
North Canterbury farmers say they are experiencing ''an
average season'', despite a challenging spring.
They're here. The anxiously-awaited Environment Canterbury
water quality rules have been decided.
Crowds are expected to flock to Little River on Saturday,
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