Tuesday, 15 August 2017 14:55

Wet makes tough job tougher

Floods in April and continuing rain are costing some Bay of Plenty farmers up to $700 per cow to repair damage and buy extra feed.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 08:55

New Maori dairy factory for BoP

A new Maori-owned new dairy factory is being planned for the Kawerau region, modelled on the first Maori dairy company Miraka, near Taupo.

Published in General News

The major winners in the 2017 Bay of Plenty Dairy Industry Awards, Cameron and Margaret Bierre, see their academic qualifications and previous careers as a strength.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 November 2016 11:55

Hands on Water Expo excites students

Bay of Plenty Regional Council welcomed 200 primary students to its Hands on Water Expo last month at Redwood Valley Farm near Paengaroa.

Published in Management
Friday, 05 August 2016 08:25

Kiwifruit spray season starts

Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are encouraging open dialogue between kiwifruit growers and their neighbours as the kiwifruit spray season starts this month.

Published in General News
Monday, 27 June 2016 08:10

BoP Young Grower crowned

Chris Clement, 29, from Apata Group beat off tough competition from five other entrants to be crowned Bay of Plenty's Young Fruit Grower for 2016.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 06:55

Gypsy Day risk for Bay of Plenty farms

Bay of Plenty Regional Council biosecurity staff are warning local landowners to check that machinery is clean and stock are empty before allowing them through their gates this Gypsy Day.

Published in General News
Saturday, 05 September 2015 14:25

Positive attitude a win for Kiwifruit growers

The lingering effects of the devastating PSA outbreak did not stop kiwifruit growers Stephen Kenna and Phillipa Wright entering the Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in Rural Life
Friday, 03 July 2015 05:10

Inspired by Maggie in the garden

The winner of the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower of Year, Craig Ward (26), says from early childhood he wanted a career in horticulture. 

Published in General News

The 2015 Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower of the Year has gone to 26-year-old Craig Ward from Apata.

Published in General News
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