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Sustainability remains a focus

A major focus for Fieldays in recent years has involved responding to the agricultural sector’s pressing challenges of environmental sustainability,…

The quest for quality

Pat and Shelley Schnuriger’s resolve to reduce their Holstein Friesian herd to 100 cows has proven its worth, with an…

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World

Boosting dairy soil health

The Victorian state government in Australia and its dairy sector have jointly launched a new innovative research programme to improve soil health.

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.

Opinion

Editorial: Fonterra's U-turn

OPINION: Speaking at the Chinese Business Summit in Auckland last week, Fonterra chief exuecutive Miles Hurrell revealed that his phone…

Editorial: O Canada!

OPINION: Politicians the world over have as their priority - get elected and stay elected.

Let's continue to innovate

OPINION: The agricultural sector is facing a crisis, with forecasts for registering innovative animal and crop health products hitting an…

Agribusiness

Building leadership

Craigmore Sustainables says it is committed to investing in professional and career development for its farm managers and employees.

Investing for a positive future

Under its innovation strategy, Craigmore Sustainables says it is collaborating with new innovators of technology across sustainability, people, animals and…

'Living labs' to tackle emissions

Living labs that bring together expertise at locations around New Zealand are among potential solutions identified by researchers to help…

Management

Freshwater crayfish still around

The presence of koura (freshwater crayfish) in the Kakahu River, South Canterbury, was one of the highlights of eDNA monitoring…

Get the odour in order

Odour from farm dairy effluent is increasingly an issue as herd sizes grow and urban boundaries get closer to operating…

Keynote speakers lined up

SIDE 2024 organisers have secured some key speakers for the event. Here are four of the keynote speakers:

Farm Health

Get ready for Moving Day

Moving Day is a big day in the farming calendar and requires good planning and communication to ensure success.

Motoring

Jimny goes 5-door

Fifty years ago, Suzuki was a pioneer in developing a small Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) with fourwheel drive capability and…

Kiwi fave goes green

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

New-look 'Step-Thru'

Remarkably there are still many of the venerable Honda step-throughs operating on rural properties throughout New Zealand.

A price saving proposition

A bit like Vegemite, the first impression raised when you encounter a Mahindra Pik Up is love or hate –…

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Rural travel

OPINION: It seems ‘rural travel’ is getting very expensive these days.

Oat dear!

OPINION: A global plant-based milk company has confirmed it is not going ahead with its first UK factory.

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