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 conference.
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.
New Zealand and China should be collaborating to establish an international deer research centre according to a Chinese professor.
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.
With the world's population set to reach nine billion by 2050 and much of it in nearby Asia, the Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy is predicting an exciting future ahead for all New Zealand's primary industries.
Richard Strowger is continuing to lead North Otago Federated Farmers.
A vet from Oamaru is off to the other side of the world in an international project to protect this country's livestock.
The evils of weevils were explained at a workshop in Waimate last week.
A new study shows that using water from Lake Tekapo to irrigate South Canterbury land would not be economically viable.
A small North Canterbury poultry show received a welcome boost at the weekend.
There were only a few blows in it.
Two young Canterbury riders have been selected to represent New Zealand in equestrian next month.
New Zealand's largest deer farmer, Landcorp Farming, has confidence in the future of the deer industry, said its general manager of farm operations.
Canterbury sheep dog triallists have enjoyed success at this year's North Island Championships, held near Taumaranui.
It can grow up to four metres tall, provide shelter for animals and pasture, be used as fuel, animal bedding and fodder, and provide habitat for bees, insects, birds and skinks.
Native plants can help farmers in a multitude of ways, South Canterbury expert Hugh Thompson says.
Spilling grass seed contaminated with the plant pest black grass has cost a seed company $57,000 in fines and up to $300,000 for a monitoring programme.
Mark and Devon Slee entered the Ballance Farm Environment Awards to promote the industry and the good things happening in it.
Behind every successful sheep dog trial club there are always hardworking volunteers, but it would be hard to beat Hamish and Anne Steele's record of service.
About 60 Southdown enthusiasts descended on three North Canterbury stud farms last week to check out the quality of the stock.