Jo McLachlan, sales consultant for J Swap Stockfoods (left) and Eureka farmer Dan Hinton.

Having a trusted feed supplier as part of their team is a vital part of a Eureka family's farm business - especially now that they've shifted to autumn calving.

FAR senior field officer Ben Harvey on the FAR research station at Chertsey in Mid-Canterbury. The paddock is a cover crop of buckwheat. Photo Credit: Nigel Malthus

A five-year randomised survey of herbicide resistance on New Zealand arable farms has found widespread high levels of resistance - with 71% of farms affected in the worst-hit region - South Canterbury.

Tess Appleby, 37, has spent the last four years supporting and helping farmers and landowners stay on top of NAIT and tackle bovine tuberculosis (TB).

In the heart of New Zealand’s rural landscape, where the rhythms of farming life intertwine with the challenges of disease management, you’ll find Tess Appleby, 37, whose recent experiences have called for both dedication and resilience.

New Zealand Meat Board chair Kate Acland.

Two major red meat sector projects are getting up to a combined $1.7 million in funding from the New Zealand Meat Board (NZMB).

Angus Barr and Tara Dwyer with the Otago Ballance Farm Environment Award.

Angus Barr and Tara Dwyer of The Wandle, Lone Star Farms in Strath Taieri have been named the Regional Supreme Winners at the Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards in Dunedin.

National DEL chair and Hunua dairy farmer Amber Carpenter says feedback from those attending was positive.

Leading farmers from around New Zealand connected to share environmental stories and inspiration and build relationships at the Dairy Environment Leaders (DEL) national forum in Wellington last month.

Sustainability focus: Dairy farmers Josh, Bayley, Penny and Doug Storey are passionate about environmental initiatives on their farm and in their community.

Te Awamutu dairy farmers Doug, Penny, Josh and Bayley Storey have planted more than 25,000 native trees on the family farm, adding to a generations-old native forest.

Lindy Nelson, chair of Safer Farms and a Farm Without Harm ambassador, says the Safety Alerts are based on real-life documented incidents and provide key lessons for farmers.

A near miss experienced by a North Island farmer worker when their tractor ‘park’ gear failed, has been shared as the latest Safety Alert from Safer Farms.

Some interesting and positive insights into the value of regenerative agricultural practices seem to be emerging from the early stages of a seven year science-based study comparing conventional farming and regen agriculture. Peter Burke reports...

The opportunity to spend more time on farm while providing a dedicated service for shareholders attracted new environmental manager Ben Howden to work for Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL).

As the season draws to an end for spring calving systems, increased attention and planning should be focused on next season.

High-flying rural ambassador Courtney Davies is encouraging young women to seek a diverse range of experiences as they carve out a career path - with a top bank chief executive endorsing the approach.

The family behind Te Ranga farms have won the regional supreme award at the Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

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