Llamas are ''a living work of art'', a breeder says.
The intensification of dairy farms by housing cows must be an
informed investment decision based on clear goals and using
the right tools for analysis, those in the industry in Mid
Canterbury have been advised.
Wools of New Zealand has launched an annual wool commitment
programme, called Staple, for its growers.
It was one and two for North Canterbury cattle breeders in
the Meat and Wool Cup for supreme champion beef cattle entry
at the Canterbury A&P Show.
Young farmers were out in force to promote agriculture to the
next generation at the Canterbury A&P Show recently.
Merinos are the ideal sheep for Marlborough, father-and-son
team Ron and Tom Small say.
Waimate's main strawberry fields escaped last week's
hailstorm and are looking good for the season.
The South Canterbury women behind Irricon Resource Solutions
have been named Supreme Winners of the Enterprising Rural
North Otago and South Canterbury farmers are facing a drought
before the official arrival of summer.
A dryland dairy farm in South Canterbury has changed hands
for nearly $13 million - equating to $22,000 per hectare.
Superior genetics earned a part-time dairy farmer a win for
supreme champion Jersey cow at the Canterbury A&P Show.
Strong winds have again damaged irrigators in Canterbury, but
not to the same extent as last year.
The ability of large dairy farms in the United States to
increase their scale quickly could have an effect on the
international dairy market.
Oamaru farmer Owen Booth believes goat meat has a big future.
Working from home means the best of both worlds for Keri
Johnston and Haidee McCabe.
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