Displaying items by tag: Ballance

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
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
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 09:42

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
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
Thursday, 27 October 2016 11:55

Uncertain future for RPR

Political, economic and social instability in South America and North Africa is making it increasingly difficult for New Zealand farmers to get their hands on in-spec reactive phosphate rock (RPR).

Published in General News

Vince and Bella Aynsley entered the Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards because they felt they had a good news story to tell about their industry.

Published in General News

Entering the Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards was a great challenge for Opunake dairy farmers Kenneth and Rachel Short.

Published in Management

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