Sometimes it's about taking those first steps.
Coping with dry conditions on Otago farms and the ongoing
implications is about taking action, as agribusiness reporter
Sally Rae reports.
They might have only met the previous day but Nick Stanger
and Troy Love still managed to secure second place in a
Prices at last week's Omarama lamb sale were stronger than
anticipated, considering schedule pricing, agents say.
Alistair Campbell has clocked up a few kilometres perusing
gullies on Earnscleugh Station - all in the search of the
perfect dog-trial course.
Dairy farmers are facing another tough year but a ‘‘generally
strong year'' is being picked by Rabobank for most other
When University of Otago student Yang Li was asked if he was
available for a summer internship at AbacusBio, he jumped at
During challenging times such as those the dairy industry is
now experiencing, being efficient on-farm is crucial.
Meat Industry Excellence is seeking to replace the two
processor representative positions on the board of Beef +
Lamb New Zealand with its own directors.
A cycle seat is not the sort of saddle that Olivia Ross is
ordinarily accustomed to.
The challenge of achieving sustainability and growing
pressure on New Zealand's rural landscape were highlighted
during a national geography conference at the University of
Fonterra's latest farmgate milk price forecast for 2015/6 is
already under downward pressure after dairy prices fell for
the third time in a row at the latest GlobalDairyTrade
auction, the GDT price index dropping by 7.4% since the last
When it comes to maintaining the Tokarahi golf course,
greenkeeper Marty McCone has the same philosophy as for his
farm - he likes it tidy all the time.
Sam McIvor has been appointed chief executive of Beef + Lamb
Warwick Howie received a little good-natured ribbing when he
won the Paddock to Plate competition at the recent
Otago-Taieri A&P Show.
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