Knowledge of the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Nait) system has increased in the wake of the Mycoplasma bovis response but some farmers are continuing to break the rules.
A Mycoplasma bovis-affected farmer's heartfelt plea for communication brought a round of applause at a meeting in North Otago yesterday.
Miller Creative Group's success in the New Zealand Sign and Display Awards shows a company from ''little old Dunedin'' can hold its own on the national stage, managing director Keith Cooper says.
Patrick and Amber Tyrrell are genuinely living the dream.
A top price of $18,500 was achieved at last week’s Fossil Creek Angus sale in North Otago.
A strong export performance and farm profitability results, despite a variety of challenges, is testament to the resilience of farmers, MPI's latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries report says.
Start-up Dunedin chairwoman Sarah Ramsay believes startup businesses are the future of the city. She talks to Sally Rae.
The M Bovis outbreak provides an opportunity to fill the "knowledge gaps" about the disease, an Otago professor says.
The agrifood sector needs to ''move with velocity'' to deliver on the community's desire for swimmable rivers and lakes, an industry report says.
Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker has slammed the Ministry for Primary Industries' moving day performance as ''woefully inadequate'', saying some farmers were forced to leave stock on farms.
Against a backdrop of Mycoplasma bovis and myrtle rust incursions, it is hardly surprising world-class biosecurity retains the top priority in KPMG's Agribusiness Agenda.
Unbalanced narrative around the agri-food sector is putting both it and the contribution it makes to New Zealand at risk, KPMG global head of agribusiness Ian Proudfoot believes.
Retired stock agent Dave Ross reckons a play could probably be written about the Allanton stock sale.
Oamaru business Firman Joinery Ltd has taken the top award at the New Zealand Master Joiner Awards.
Dunedin-founded company Aeroe is hoping to launch its latest product - a solution for cyclists carrying loads - to the global market by November.
Good progress is being made on the programme to try to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis, Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O'Connor says.
Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Ltd is seeking feedback from shareholders on proposed amendments to its constitution, which include increasing the number of directors on the board.
Experienced Dunedin marketer Sharon Angus has joined the board of New Zealand Young Farmers as an appointed director.
It is not very often, as Greg Campbell acknowledges, that a chief executive wants more regulation.
Primary sector organisations have welcomed the launch of a action plan to support farmers and growers to implement good farming practices that will improve freshwater quality.