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The unsung hero of New Zealand's high country - the huntaway
- has been officially acknowledged as our first home-grown
A win in the New Zealand dog trialling championships counts
as one of the best moments in Peter Kidd's life.
Oxford dairy farmer Grant Evans says the latest season has
been ''one of the best''.
The ban on the use of blunt force to euthanase calves, except
in emergencies, will come into effect today - ahead of this
year's calving season.
It was a season of extremes, but North Canterbury dairy
farmers are feeling confident heading into winter.
A newly-elected Horticulture New Zealand board member is
keen for the sector to boost its performance. He talks to
reporter Sally Brooker.
Mid-Canterbury dairy farmer Will Grayling attended the first
international young farmer master class in the Netherlands
Research into the impact of the dairy expansion on
Canterbury's environment has been called for.
The weather may have threatened to dominate but the dogs won
the day in the end.
A seven-year study to improve dairy cow fertility has begun.
After travelling 3800km in nine days, visiting 27 farms
throughout New Zealand, Preston Hope is heartened by the
state of the sheep industry.
East Otago farmers Simon and Kirstin Engelbrecht have taken
top honours in the New Zealand ewe hogget competition.
Since 1905, successive generations of the Simpson family have
farmed Springside at Tokarahi in North Otago.
Staff at AgResearch's Invermay campus learned their fate last
week when it was announced that more than half of them were
expected to move north as part of the organisation's $100
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