Friday, 23 December 2016 08:55

Fonterra gives farmers Christmas cheer

Fonterra chairman John Wilson says a strong cooperative is able to support farmers when times are tough.

Published in General News
Monday, 22 December 2014 00:00

A bubbly Christmas - Sommelier's Corner

Christmas! Our thoughts are on sparkling wine, and exciting offers come at us from all directions – retail, distributors, (e)mailboxes and magazines. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 16:32

Beware of dogs bearing unwelcome gifts

Now is the time for sheep farmers to start warning their Christmas visitors that dogs need to be dosed for sheep measles or be left behind says Dan Lynch, project manager of Ovis Management Ltd.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 09:20

Feasting starts with soil

FOR THE countless cooks poring over the recipe books in search of the perfect menu this Christmas, here is a sobering thought - no soil, no sumptuous spread.

Published in General News

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