Displaying items by tag: Ballance

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
Friday, 28 July 2017 09:43

Ballance lifts farmer rebate by $20/tonne

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
Friday, 26 May 2017 14:55

Northland growers show how it’s done

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
Monday, 08 May 2017 11:25

Southland host sustainability showcase

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
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

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