Beef cattle farmers should not put their faith only in what
they see if they want to get the best returns, Bill Austin,
of Austin Ultrasound, says.
An Amberley couple are not giving up, despite losing most
their organic vegetable crop in the recent tornado.
Malvern A&P Show president Paul Wright is continuing a
family tradition which dates back 101 years.
The key to getting the best returns from breeding beef cows
is to make sure they complement rather than compete with
other stock classes on the farm.
Landowners in South Canterbury's Hunter Downs can now buy
shares in the project designed to irrigate their soil.
Nutrient management and irrigation options are the focus of
the Federated Farmers North Canterbury annual field day and
conference next month.
Farmers and judges learn from each other during the lead-up
to the announcement of winners in the Ballance Farm
Environment Awards, the co-ordinator of judges for the
Canterbury region says.
You can always rely on the barman for a good yarn.
Buyers from throughout the country snapped up the
Two British traction engines are set to help Leeston
celebrate its 150th birthday from March 28 to March 30.
More beef calves on the ground, growing more quickly, could
''shift the whole supply curve'' and that ''would not be a
bad thing'', a meat industry spokesman says.
Fine weather and plenty of special attractions drew the
crowds to the annual Mayfield Show earlier this month.
Primary ITO chief executive Kevin Bryant is resigning after
15 years at the helm.
When Cody Pickles goes to the dog trials, he takes his Gin
Four finalists have been named for this year's Otago Ballance
Farm Environment Awards.
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