There is an untapped market in New Zealand for high oleic sunflower oil and it is looking like a highly viable rotation crop, says Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) which is trialling the regal...
Central Rural Life
The possible sale of Westland Milk Products to Yili comes as Yili is ramping up expansion at its Morven plant in South Canterbury.
Finding out the source of phosphate in water may help meet water quality regulations, reports Sally Brooker.
Young New Zealanders are still slow in coming forward to work in the dairy industry and it's becoming a mounting problem, not just in dairy, but also in other sectors.
North Canterbury young farmer Georgie Lindsay has made history, by qualifying for the prestigious FMG Young Farmer of the Year grand final.
Rangiora High School has won the Tasman region FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year contest.
Concern has been expressed about the Government's Tax Working Group recommendation for a water abstraction tax, but the issue of Maori rights will further complicate the issue.
The Government's Tax Working Group's proposed capital gains tax has been called ''a mangy dog'' by Federated Farmers, while the National Party says if the tax goes ahead, farmers would be used as a...
Brilliant sunny weather made for an excellent Temuka & Geraldine A&P Show at Winchester recently.
Nice central location, neutral grounds, large undercover facilities with access to the expansive land at the showgrounds are just a few of the words of praise for the newly completed Mid Canterbury...
Hot weather is affecting central South Island dairy farms.
The Mayfield A&P Show on Saturday continued its point of difference from other shows with pig racing, an ear tag hunt (with a twist), pig chasing and tug of war competition; people against a team of Clydesdale horses.
Lamb sales are soaring in the high country.
Prices might have been down on previous sales, but the Sheffield Ewe Fair was filled to the brim.
Waitaki Boys' High School is preparing senior pupils for careers related to the primary sector.
Former Temuka lad Lachlan Turley took a leap of faith and ventured stateside for a job in financial markets.
Rates are a hot issue for farmers, judging by a response to a Federated Farmers’ survey.
The Lincoln University Dairy Farm is focusing on reducing costs.
Oamaru agricultural consultant Alan Harvey is the Aorangi FMG Young Farmer of the Year.
Visitors filled the Oamaru Showgrounds on Friday and Saturday for the 156th North Otago A&P Show.