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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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