Canterbury milk powder exporter Synlait Milk is optimistic in
the wake of the Fonterra contamination scare.
The National Beekeepers' Association has declared August Bee
Aware month. The work of bees as pollinators and producers of
honey contributes about $5 billion to the New Zealand
The Waianakarua River catchment in North Otago has high water
quality, a study shows.
The popularity of the Beef and Lamb New Zealand Sheep
Industry Awards has grown enormously in its second year,
its organisers say.
The spring flush has come early in North Otago.
Canterbury farmers are hoping the weather does not take a
turn for the worse before lambing.
Young judges of merino sheep from throughout Canterbury have
been vying for a chance to contest this year's Canterbury
A&P Show junior merino judging title.
A Mangere couple are this year's recipients of the
horticultural industry's premier award - the Bledisloe Cup -
acknowledging their decades of ''selfless service'' to the
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