The Hound, like everyone else in New Zealand, was shocked and stunned by the senseless shootings in Christchurch last month.
The first step in tackling herbicide resistance in arable farming is admitting you have a problem, says Australian specialist Dr Peter Boutsalis.
Farmers and growers need to look hard at the opportunities and benefits biological products and pesticides could bring to their businesses.
Cropping farmers go the polls in the next few weeks to determine the future of their levy-funded research organisation, Foundation for Arable Research.
Big changes are coming in world food supply, says Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) chairman David Birkett.
It was grassroots intelligence for farmers last week, when the Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) opened the gates to its Chertsey trial farm in Mid Canterbury.