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.
Farmers need to approach news of
another lift in rural property prices with caution, Federated
Farmers president Bruce Wills says.
A leading Italian ecophysiologist raised some eyebrows while
presenting his research and knowledge of the summerfruit
industry at Plant and Food Research near Clyde last week.
Environment Southland will build a carbon denitrification
bio-reactor to extract nitrates from run-off water next
A Mid Canterbury farm has sold for what is believed to be a
record price for a non-dairy property, bringing in $9 million
for the retiring owners.
Confidence among New Zealand
farmers is at its highest level in five years, buoyed by
strong dairy prices and an improving outlook in the red meat
sector, according to the latest quarterly Rabobank rural
Barbara Annan admits she knew very little about farming when
she found herself widowed with three young children and a
station to run.
With the first anniversary of Trading Among Farmers (TAF)
approaching, Craigs Investment Partners broker Greg Easton
believes investors are well served taking a cautious approach
Young Glenavy sheep farmer Ross McCulloch has proved he has
an eye for stock.
People are urged to have their say about the long-term
housing of dairy cattle so minimum standards can be set to
reflect best practice and New Zealand's animal welfare
About 200 people gathered recently to see what made Craige
and Roz Mackenzie's Methven farm a national winner.
Farmers say employment law can be cumbersome when it comes to
dealing with staff who breach animal welfare standards, and
are calling for simpler rules.
When his mates got wind John Hough was making his ''last
stand'', they thought they would go along for the ride.
Shareholders who packed out the Alliance Group Ltd roadshow
meeting in Oamaru last week were told they are not getting a
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