Tracy Brown.

A board position with the Dairy Women’s Network has opened up as Waikato dairy farmer Tracy Brown steps down from her role as a trustee.

 
Phil McKenzie pictured in a large QEII National Trust open space wetland covenants, near Mossburn in Southland.

Deer Industry NZ says it has beefed-up its farmer services by appointing Phil McKenzie as its new manager of farm performance.

 
Beef+Lamb NZ Future Farm Insights Manager Kirstie Lovie discusses Lanercost Farm’s performance, alongside farm manager Digby Heard, during the farm’s second annual Open Day last year. Photo: Rural News Group.

Overseer is proving valuable as a resource management and decision-making tool on Lanercost, Beef + Lamb NZ’s new farm in North Canterbury.

Jane Argyle-Reed.

Jane Argyle-Reed, partner in Ashburton law firm Argyle Welsh Finnigan, and her team, outline some of the recent changes in legislation that will be of interest to the rural and farming sectors.

Good feed is closely connected to profit.

After travelling around the USA's mid-West, Pioneer forage specialist Ian Williams has five pieces of advice for NZ dairy farmers. 

Farmers will soon have an app to help them make better decisions about how to control erosion and reduce sediment entering waterways.

Farmers will soon have an app to help them make better decisions about controlling erosion and reducing sediment entering New Zealand waterways.

Do you need an upgrade?

Dairy infrastructure can have a major impact on milking efficiency and the comfort of cows and milkers, says DairyNZ.

A Leeston dairy farmer’s adoption of regenerative agriculture has won him North Canterbury Fish & Game’s Working with Nature Award for 2019.

Mark Ross, chief executive of Agcarm on the work that goes into providing safe and healthy food to New Zealanders. 

Matamata goat farmers Wiebe and Piety Smitstra have retrofitted their goat milking shed with a GEA WestfaliaSurge low line double-up herringbone system.

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