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.
Woolson, the ram rescued by the Dannevirke SPCA in a night
time operation by jet boat, has finally had what's believed
to be his first shear.
Fonterra has cut its farmgate milk price forecast for the
2015/6 season to $4.15 a kg of milksolids from a previous
forecast of $4.60 a kg in response to weak international
Total red meat export revenue might have reached a record
high in the first quarter of the 2015-16 meat export season,
but average per-tonne values were down.
Blake Foster has contemplated putting a warning sign on State
Highway 80 that reads ‘‘caution, purple distraction ahead''.
Two young agribusiness professionals, both with southern
connections, are in the finals of the transtasman Zanda
Sgt Dan Stockfoods Ltd employee Craig Jones, of Gore, has
been named the New Zealand Feed Manufacturers Association's
feed trainee of the year for 2015.
A Perendale ram from North Otago's Newhaven stud achieved the
top price of $13,500 at recent ram sales in Gore.
The expansion of a Southland-devised course which helps
cash-strapped dairy farmers improve their on-farm processes
and save money ‘‘could not have come at a better time'',
Venture Southland business projects co-ordinator Scott Whyte
Nigel Jones is a strong believer in co-operatives.
One of the best parts of Annie O'Connell's job is connecting
When it comes to grappling with water-quality issues,
Madeline Hall has a suggestion for farmers.
When Dutch couple Helen and Art Blom came to New Zealand in
the mid-1990s, it was to be only a temporary stint.
Meat Industry Excellence says it will carry on, if farmers
want it, despite further resignations from the group's
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