The Ongarue group and two other action groups joined forces to fly Doug Avery from the South Island to talk about mental health and wellbeing of farmers

Firing up effective farm health and safety plans is helping King Country farmers who joined a Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Group based around Ongarue.

Dr Rene Corner-Thomas and PhD student Aloyce Bunyaga set up a camera.

Remote sensing cameras and GPS are being used by Massey University researchers to see what, if any, damage sheep cause to waterways in the hill country.

 
Waikaretu Valley Coopworth breeder Kate Broadbent is a founding membr of the WormFEC Gold group.

A farmer collective breeding for parasite resistant genetics claim they are leading the pack as drench resistance becomes more prevalent and drench failure is reported NZ-wide.

Currently NAIT data is owned by Ospri.

The Government's proposal to take ownership of all animal traceability core data is being rejected by key primary sector organisations, including Fonterra.

A large foreign-financed but New Zealand owned investment company has brought a big station in the Wairarapa for forestry development.

Salmon farmer New Zealand King Salmon says it is taking a step towards the future by applying for resource consent to farm in the open ocean of Cook Strait.

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.

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