Farming News

Visitors increasingly vital for station

Visitors increasingly vital for station

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

Tussock Creek sharemilkers win Southland Otago award

Tussock Creek sharemilkers win  Southland Otago award

Tussock Creek couple Jono and Kelly Bavin have won the 2015 Southland Otago Sharemilker Equity Farmer of the Year title.

Agriculture tops work deaths

Agriculture tops work deaths

Agriculture accounts for the majority of workplace fatalities in South Canterbury.

Dairy employment breaches head for court

Dairy employment breaches head for court

Action is being taken against 19 employers in the dairy industry for breaches of employment law, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) said.

Positive agriculture Omarama winner

Positive agriculture Omarama winner

Omarama farmers Richard and Annabelle Subtil want to help highlight the positive side of agriculture.

Candid advocate top dairy woman

Candid advocate top dairy woman

West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne was recently named Dairy Woman of the Year. She talks to agribusiness reporter Sally Rae. 

Lengthy links in merino field

Lengthy links in merino field

The Merriman name is closely linked with Australia's merino sheep industry.

Finalists announced for farm environment awards

Finalists announced for farm environment awards

Five finalists have been named for this year's Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Country cooker is a little beauty

Country cooker is a little beauty

When it came to the cute factor at the Upper Clutha A&P Show, it was hard to go past the Country Camp Cooker.

Families central to club's history

Families central to club's history

Ask Rick Aubrey why he keeps dog trialling and the answer is succinct: ''Too old to play footy, aren't I?''

Drought a long-term concern

Drought a long-term concern

Farmers affected by drought are mostly ''coping OK'', Otago Rural Support Trust co-ordinator Dave Mellish says.

'Safety culture' on farms preferred by farmers

Creating a compliance culture is not the answer to reducing the number of farm accidents, Beef and Lamb New Zealand chairman James Parsons says.

Two tie for title of supreme sheep

Two tie for title of supreme sheep

Sheep breeding is a passion for Kerry Dwyer.

'Trying to be proactive' to help foreign workers

'Trying to be proactive' to help foreign workers

Driving skills, English language training and access to services are the top concerns of the growing international workforce in the Clutha district, Clutha District Settlement Support chairwoman Chris Shaw says.

ANZCO share sale bid

ANZCO share sale bid

ANZCO Foods founder and chairman Sir Graeme Harrison aims to reduce his shareholding in the company, while Japan's Itoham Foods is looking to increase its stake.

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