A workshop in Waihola tomorrow aims to give dairying women a
better understanding of their financial position.
Oamaru-based Milligans Feeds has won a rural supply award for
nutrition for the second consecutive year at the annual
Farmlands awards evening.
Southland sheep and beef farmers Grant and Alison Kingsbury
have no regrets about switching to organic farming.
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.
Drones will be the next big innovation in farm work, Mark
Women working in the dairy industry are being urged to get
their nominations in for the 2014 Dairy Woman of the Year
award, which closes on November 15.
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.
Voting is now open for the 2013 Fonterra board of directors'
elections. This year there are five candidates standing for
the board of directors.
Otama farmers Neil and Philippa Gardyne are finalists in this
year's Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmer of
the Year competition.
Entires are now open for the annual Southern Rural
Life Young Herdsperson of the Year.
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.
Everything is flowing ahead for the Manuherikia Catchment
Water Strategy Group.
The Edendale Vintage Machinery Club will celebrate 110 years
since the tractor's arrival in New Zealand during next year's
annual Crank Up weekend at Edendale.
Lovells Flat farmer Stephen Woodhead has been appointed to a
second term as chairman of the Otago Regional Council.
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