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Great leader retires at 41

The dairy industry must look forward continually to assess itself as fit for purpose – or not. So says retiring DairyNZ director Ben Allomes.

World

Govt stalled on quad rollers

Australian farmers are urging the Federal Government to enforce the fitting of operator protection devices (OPDs) to all new quads…

 

Opinion

Farm levy/rebates way to go

An emissions trading scheme would not address the problem of agricultural emissions, said DairyNZ last week in its submission to…

 

Sellouts? — Editorial

OPINION: Despite the much hyped claim by certain prophets about the ‘historic’ agreement between the farming sector and the Government…

Agribusiness

 

Management

 

Freedom farming more than words

Credibility and consumer appeal can depend on how you translate the five major points of animal welfare into action on farm, says Freedom Farms general manager Hilary Pearson.

Farm Health

Small things make a big difference

Lamb daily growth rates on sheep farms in New Zealand are in a huge range — from as low as 80g to 350g or more per lamb per day. 

Getting to the top of this range requires attention to detail.

Feed stock properly

In this season we are again asking a lot of our stock, writes Julie Wagner, Ravensdown animal health product manager.

Machinery & Products

JD updates 6R Series

John Deere's updated line-up of 6R Series tractors (110-250hp) includes the 6110R, 6120R, 6130R, 6145R, 6155R, 6175R, 6195R, 6215R, 6230R and 6250R.

 

Motoring

It’s a family affair

How does the Aussie Holden SUV range handle the modern Kiwi family lifestyle? We found out...

 

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