Wednesday, 26 April 2017 08:55

Pile of awards for long-term sustainability

South Taranaki farmers Peter and Nicola Carver’s eye for long-term sustainability has won them top placing in the Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards contest – and five other awards.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 12:55

Report misses critical point – Guy

An OECD report missed a critical point in claiming NZ is reaching its environmental limits and criticising the government’s primary export targets.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 11:55

Make lamb day a big deal

National Lamb Day should be in spring and as high profile as the annual Bluff oyster launch, a Helensville field day heard.

Published in General News

Ireland's Origin Green initiative will be a focus of Richard and Dianne Kidd’s trip as national winners of the 2016 Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 March 2017 14:35

From weekend farmers to regional winners

Pongaroa sheep and beef farmers Shaun and Tracie Baxter have won the Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in General News

Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

Published in General News
Sunday, 01 January 2017 11:55

Good records vital for managing nutrients

With dairy farms’ nitrogen reports for last season now in the mail, farmers are being prompted to work as hard on this season’s recording as they do on producing milk.

Published in Management
Thursday, 29 December 2016 07:44

Effort in gets best nitrogen reports out

As dairy farms’ nitrogen reports start hitting letterboxes for last season, farmers are being encouraged to put as much effort into this season’s recording as they do into producing milk.

Published in General News

Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 10:55

Residuals under control add to bottom line

Owl Farm, a partnership between St Peters School Cambridge and Lincoln University, strives to demonstrate best practice in dairy farming and to encourage young people into the industry.

Published in Agribusiness

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