The failure of some scabby mouth vaccines in the South could
be due to 'cold chain' failure during transportation of the
vaccine, Clutha Vets veterinarian John Smart says.
A Teacher's Day Out was held in Otago last week, organised by
New Zealand Young Farmers' Get Ahead programme.
A Southland farmer must pay more than $150,000 in fines and
reparation after health and safety failings resulted in the
death of a 51-year-old employee last year.
North Otago's most famous produce is being harvested for the
Goats have become an increasingly popular attraction at
A&P shows throughout the country and it was no different
at the Amberley Domain on November 1.
A worldwide drop in dairy cow fertility has spurred a New
Sarah O'Connell is a young farmer going places.
Being on a monitor farm for the nitrate leaching research
project, Grant and Jan Early know there will be additional
work ahead but they feel the benefits will be worth it.
New Zealand's sheep and beef industry is at a ''critical
juncture'', a leader says.
When Gordon Lucas' parents bought Nine Mile Station, the
local land agent commented that it ''wouldn't be a bad
stepping stone for the lad''.
Two families have been recognised by the New Zealand
Grassland Trust for excellence in grasslands farming.
The little lamb born with two
faces in Southland has died after living far longer than was
Southland-based meat processor
Alliance Group has posted a pre-tax operating profit of $17.6
million for the September year and a $7 million pool payment
distribution to its supplier shareholders - the first in
Tuturau dairy farmers Lois and Robin Greer are different from
For rural people throughout Southland the local hotel has
always been a gathering point. In recent times the doors have
been shut on many of these hubs and in other cases put on the
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