Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Group member Charlie Riddell says while there have been good lessons from the subject matter experts, he has learned just as much from other members of the group.
Mid-Canterbury arable and dairy farmer Craige Mackenzie’s philosophy is right input, right quantity, right place, right time — which makes sense for his business and for the land, waterways and climate.
An East Coast farm is enjoying a dramatic increase in productivity, despite retiring 10% of the land – proving that farming sustainably doesn’t have to come at an economic cost.
This year's Kate Sheppard Memorial Award recipient will support research to ultimately help New Zealand farmers choose forages for best production and drought resistance.
Ben and Yvonne Lee weren’t born into farming but have taken it up with vigour.
New Feds board member, William Beetham wants the organisation recognised for its significant contributions to NZ farming and society as a whole.
Garrick Batten on why there should be more farmed goats.
While it is well known that nitrate leeching is a major problem with cattle – both dairy and beef – what about with sheep grazing?
As well as the family reorganisation, Tim Ritchie and his cousin later invited well-known Wairarapa farmer and Romney breeder Derek Daniell to take a shareholding in White Rock.
One of New Zealand’s most historic sheep stations – White Rock – has a new lease of life thanks to family members who wanted to preserve the property for future generations.
Goats can add simple and low-cost production benefits to bottom-line profitability for sheep and beef operations, explains Garrick Batten.
Former Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy is heading back to his dairy farm in the Horowhenua with plans to invest more than $2 million in a new innovative dairy shed.
Feed company GrainCorp claims its new blending facility in Timaru will give South Island farmers more choice and flexibility when choosing feed product for animals.
Going to liquid fertiliser is the big innovation that allowed Mid-Canterbury arable farmer Eric Watson to break his own Guinness World Record for wheat yield.
Maintaining ewes in good body condition and the provision of shelter are two important management factors in maximising this year’s lamb crop.
Farmers in many regions are experiencing feed shortages and are being encouraged to plan for their stock needs and seek help if required.
Fish, eels and a 1.5km farm walk were the highlights of a field day held on a King Country sheep and beef farm this month.
The job description for cows in Lyn and Deborah Baggott’s herd is simple – the cows need to produce their liveweight in milk solids.
Six ‘star’ crops – soy, hemp, chickpeas, oats, buckwheat and quinoa – could represent new opportunities for New Zealand farmers.
After 13 years of use, a New Zealand corporate farmer has a lot of praise for Overseer.
Assessing the trace element status of a flock should be part of your animal health programme.
In a normal season, maize stubble wouldn’t be required as a feed on dairy farms.
Northland farmers are starting to count the cost of one of the most severe droughts to hit the region as the cost of feed and lower prices for stock are the order of the day.
Goats have been used for milk production for at least 9,000 years, but in New Zealand dairy goats are a relatively recent introduction.