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Pink camper hits the road

A new-look pink Breast Cancer Foundation NZ Pink Campervan is hitting the streets of New Zealand’s South Island on its inaugural tour.


Norco bounces back from flood

Australia's largest dairy co-operative Norco is back making ice cream, 18 months after a catastrophic flood destroyed its manufacturing plant.


Not all hot air!

OPINION: I was interested to read the recent commentary from the Hound that stud breeders are unhappy about the “recent…

Nurturing nutrients

OPINION: Good nutrient management will keep nutrients cycling within the farm system and reduce losses to the environment to the…

Editorial: Start of a new era

OPINION: As we were going to print, National, ACT and New Zealand First MPs were preparing to converge in Wellington.…

Editorial: Urgent action!

OPINION: When we finally get a government (no agreement had been finalised at time of writing), the first thing the…


Stinging news from beekeepers

New Zealand Beekeeping Inc (NZBI) is keen to let the incoming government know the concerns of the country’s beekeepers.


Team effort to rebuild fences

Nine months after Cyclone Gabrielle struck, affected farmers are slowly getting back on their feet, and many have the CNH Industrial initiative ‘Commence the Re-Fence’ to thank for helping relieve some of the pain of the massive rebuild.

Hole-in-one a lucky shot overseas

A calf born at a Waikato Holstein Friesian stud has stunned her owner with her incredibly high credentials – surpassing his hope that she was going to be one out of the box.

Milk chilling partnership

Fonterra farmers can now lease next generation milk chilling technology and enjoy the many benefits that come with it.

Farm Health

VCNZ to set up AMR strategy

The Veterinary Council of New Zealand (VCNZ), which regulates veterinarians and sets standards to support responsible antimicrobial use among veterinarians, is in the throes of developing a new strategy to minimize the risk of Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in New Zealand animals.

How to handle CAE

Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis (CAE) is a disease of goats caused by a virus.

Machinery & Products

Quicke way to manage silage

Swedish manufacturer Quicke has released the new range of Silocut implements for increased efficiency and safety when managing silage.

New disc mower, rakes unveiled

Slovenian manufacturer SIP has released details of a new 10.2m disc mower conditioner combi, alongside two new ranges of twin rotor rakes.

Simple, practical hay rakes

Grassland specialists Kuhn has extended its Gyrorake offering with the addition of the GA 8731+ and GA 9531+ models.


RAM hits 20K!

In a market dominated by utes, Ram Trucks Australia has just put the finishing touches on its 20,000th right-hand drive…

Kiwi fave goes green

A firm favourite of rural families and those seeking to get off the beaten track, Subaru has announced the introduction…

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The Hound

Focus needed

OPINION: The Hound was not surprised to see that Pāmu – better known as state farmer Landcorp – has been…

No surprise!

OPINION: Your canine crusader reckons the number of vegans in NZ appears to be dropping as fast as the number…

Milking It

Plant-based joke

OPINION: Some users of social media website X, formerly Twitter, are hard to understand.

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