Many agricultural contractors use off-the-shelf machinery to deliver their services, but others ingeniously modify such gear or design bespoke implements to fulfil a particular need.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:59

Brexit: trick or treat for NZ?

Organisations representing New Zealand’s largest food and beverage exporters are calling on Britain and the European Union to work with NZ and honour existing WTO tariff rate quotas.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 11:54

What’s worrying farmers?

Despite two of the best years in history, sheep and beef farmers are not exactly happy.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 11:11

Brexit delay gives more time

Beef + Lamb NZ is pleased the UK got an extension for Brexit, says Esther Guy-Meakin, BLNZ’s manager, international trade.

Published in General News

Sheep and beef farmers are being asked to pay a biosecurity levy of $2/head of cattle, an increase of $1.55/head on the original levy.

Published in General News
Sunday, 21 April 2019 10:02

Farming on Mt Horrible

Farming is a three-generation family affair for the Haywards of Mt Horrible, near Timaru.

Published in Management
Friday, 19 April 2019 10:10

Report shows way on climate change

OPINION: The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s (PCE) recent comprehensive report: “Farms, Forests and Fossil Fuels” shows the clear way forward for New Zealand on climate change.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 08 April 2019 10:54

Harsh, but true

Well-known South Canterbury dairy farmer John Gregan questioned BLNZ chair, at last month’s annual meeting, Andrew Morrison about his organisation’s treatment of dairy farmers.

Published in The Hound

A national plan to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis and support farmers during the process has been released.

Published in General News

Ram harnesses are a useful tool for feed allocation, and they can also help identify unmated hoggets that will then have higher lifetime performance.

Published in Management
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