A series of workshops in Otago and Southland this month is
aimed at helping farmers meet their environmental obligations
under the national policy statement for freshwater
Reduced demand from China has seen New Zealand lamb exports
drop 4% in the nine months to June.
A Southland-devised course giving cash strapped dairy farmers
practical advice on how to improve farm processes and
finances is to be extended to other parts of the country.
James Robertson's lengthy involvement with Holstein Friesian
New Zealand has been acknowledged.
What do you get when you cross a bison bull with a beef cow?
Grazing of Russell lupins in the high country has ''plenty of
scope'' in the right areas, New Zealand Merino Company
production science project leader Mark Ferguson believes.
Errol Holgate's contribution to the sheep industry was
recognised at the Beef and Lamb New Zealand sheep industry
awards in Invercargill last week.
Outram Limousin breeders Rob and Jean Johnstone have done it
An on farm national record price of $100,000 was achieved at
the Rangatira Angus bull sale at Muriwai, Gisborne, last
The New Zealand Woolclassers Association is holding a field
day at the PGG Wrightson Wool store in Mosgiel on Wednesday.
Shaun Snoxell loves the land and food production.
When Mike Elliot was presented with life membership of Otago
Federated Farmers, he said it took him by complete surprise.
A gathering of rural professionals is being held in Oamaru
next week to highlight the support networks available to
The Government has decided to allow the sale of raw milk to
consumers, subject to farmers meeting certain requirements.
Newly elected New Zealand Sheep Dog Trial Association
president Graham White may have a big year ahead of him - but
he will still fit in some dog trialling.
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