A mate of the Hound reckons outgoing special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen, who is due to finish his current…
The best of New Zealand's growing talent will be going head-to-head this month in a bid to win the title of Young Grower of the Year at Auckland's Ellerslie Event Centre, on Monday, July 23.
The 2012 Ballance Farm Environment Awards have produced another outstanding line-up of supreme winners. Award ceremonies have now been held in the nine regions participating in the annual competition and supreme winners from each region will be honoured at a Sustainability Showcase in Wellington on June 23.
Southland farmers Grant and Bernie Weller love talking about their farm and the challenges of balancing profitability with environmental sustainability.
An "enthusiastic and incredibly driven" couple has been named Supreme winners of the 2012 Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards
Ballance Agri-Nutrients has appointed Willie Thomson to a new role of general manager group sales and strategy, responsible for both the Ballance and Altum brands and customer services. He retains responsibility for strategy development.
An industry-backed trip to Europe will provide an award-winning farming couple with an opportunity to showcase New Zealand's stance on agricultural sustainability.
An "absolute passion for the land" has earned Hawke's Bay sheep and beef farmer James Hunter the Supreme title in the 2012 East Coast Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Speaking at the first regional 2012 Ballance Farm Environment Awards ceremony in the Bay of Plenty last week, Ballance Chief Executive Larry Bilodeau said all New Zealanders understood the economic contribution made by pastoral industries, but there was growing unease at the perceived environmental cost.