New Zealand and China should be collaborating to establish an
international deer research centre according to a Chinese
A small North Canterbury poultry show received a welcome
boost at the weekend.
The government department charged with policing employment
law has put out a statement to clarify where it stands on
minimum wage calculations for farm workers.
Richard Strowger is continuing to lead North Otago Federated
Forest owners are angry and frustrated a change to
legislation affecting how they can pay for their emissions
obligations has been fast-tracked through Parliament.
New Zealand's largest deer farmer, Landcorp Farming, has
confidence in the future of the deer industry, said its
general manager of farm operations.
A new Cervena brand, aimed at markets in Europe and China,
is hoped to create more value for the deer industry. Maureen
Bishop reports on the Deer Industry New Zealand
Five Forks dairy farmer Lyndon Strang isn't expecting any
surprises today when the dairy co-operative updates its
forecast 2013-14 season payout.
''Capturing sunlight in a form you can eat.''
Your community newspaper will soon have a new editor.
The Southland-Otago competitors in the 2014 New Zealand Dairy
Industry Awards competition were ''treated like royalty''
during the days leading up to the formal evening dinner and
25th anniversary ball, says Tracy Henderson, of Winton.
Otago and Southland competitors did well in the New Zealand
Ploughing Association's (NZPA) national championships
Southern Police have this month been focusing on rural drink
driving across Otago and Southland as they work to reduce the
trauma caused when people drink and drive.
Southland Federated Farmers meat and fibre chairman Andrew
Morrison stepped down at the Southland annual meeting earlier
this month and Gary Coker was appointed to take over the
The use of microbes in feed and animal nutrition attracted
more than 80 people to six seminars in Otago, Southland and
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