Displaying items by tag: Ballance

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
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 14:55

Ballance winners off to explore Irish scheme

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
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 08:55

The ups and downs of 2016 – the year in review

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
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