Entering the Ballance Farm Environment Awards was a great learning and development experience, say Keitai farmers Gay Pembroke and Mark Corby.

Published in Management
Monday, 25 September 2017 09:17

Awards help farmers benchmark

Benchmarking themselves against other farmers was a big plus in entering the Ballance Farm Environment Awards, say Wairarapa farmers Mike and Liz McCreary.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 September 2017 14:55

Environment awards ‘great experience’

Award-winning Taranaki dairy farmers John and Roslyn Weir, of Springmount Farms, are encouraging other farmers to consider entering the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in Management
Monday, 28 August 2017 10:55

Advice proves valuable for family farm

Having people of differing expertise visit her farm to view and offer advice was extremely valuable, says 2017 Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards finalist Nic Leary.

Published in Management

Farm nutrient supplier, Ballance Agri-Nutrients will pay farmer shareholders an extra $20/tonne in rebate for the 2017 financial year.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 10:55

Real-time farm data to help run business

An array of sensors in the paddocks providing real-time information about what is happening all over the farm is now a reality.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 10:54

Attacks on farmers deeply unfair – Guy

Recent attacks on farmers were deeply unfair, says the Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy.

Published in General News

In two weeks the supreme winner of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards will be named at a ceremony in Invercargill.

Published in Management
Monday, 15 May 2017 08:55

Calf rearing skills in high demand

When Lisa Hicks and partner Graham Sorensen opted for a career change in their early 40s they followed their passion for farming, reports feed maker SealesWinslow.

Published in Management

Southland is hosting the National Sustainability Showcase of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards for the first time at the end of this month.

Published in General News

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