Barrhill Chertsey Irrigation Ltd (BCI) is looking forward to
expanding during the coming year, following the granting of
consents for land use and nutrient discharge.
Immigration New Zealand is to work with Canterbury-based
irrigation companies to get more specialist workers into the
country to fix storm- damaged irrigators.
Earthquake support is still needed in Canterbury, says Rural
Department of Conservation policies need to ensure that high
country horse heritage is remembered, fostered and supported,
horse-trekking enthusiasts say.
Fonterra Co-operative Group has played down the implications
of the whey contamination scare as it pushes ahead with a
plan to double its milk production in China.
Preliminary findings of research into tail docking by
Alliance Group have found that leaving a lamb's tail longer
or intact has no long-term beneficial or detrimental effect
on its growth rate.
Central Otago winery Akarua won the champion wine of show
award at the Romeo Bragato Wine Awards in Blenheim last
month. Reporter Timothy Brown met winemaker Matt Connell and
vineyard manager Mark Naismith to see what is special about
Entries are now open for the annual New Zealand Merino Shears
(NZMS) competition, which is to be held in Alexandra on
October 4 and 5.
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