A North Island trial comparing the value of lambs sired by low versus high genetic merit rams validates that using genetic data does pay off.
An agricultural academic wants all policy and rule makers in local and central government to properly understand farm systems and how they are run.
A conferance on NZ sheep milking is being held next month at Massey University, and it's already attracting participants from around the world.
A leading soil scientist says the exact science to meet the demand by the public and government to improve water quality hasn't been in place.
$230 million is being spent over the next 10 years to produce definitive science on how to best manage land and water in New Zealand.
A combination of unusual conditions has bothered sheep farmers Hamish and Alastair Craw on their Banks Peninsula farm, Longridge Agriculture Ltd, for 10 years, says Ravensdown.