Visitors to the Vodafone Fieldays site had access to free Vodafone Rural Connect wi-fi and were able to gauge mobile and broadband coverage on their properties using Smart Farm Test stations.

Published in Machinery & Products

The basic reason for Fieldays hasn't changed in its nearly 50 year history: getting willing buyers in front of enthusiastic sellers and enticing them with the hint of a bargain or two.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 09:55

Bringing rural, urban together

Fieldays 2016 has come and gone, and the weather was kind – cool mornings and a little seasonal Waikato fog.

Published in General News

Farmer support agencies did their best to encourage dairy farmers to come to National Fieldays despite the sector's downturn, says chief executive Peter Nation.

Published in General News
Monday, 20 June 2016 12:08

Another successful Fieldays

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has congratulated the National Fieldays Society for another successful event at Mystery Creek in Waikato.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 June 2016 09:55

Stone age entry wins

Artist Ben Pearce, of Napier, has won the big prize in the 2016 Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Awards.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 17 June 2016 09:24

The mood at Mystery Creek

Arguably the mood at the National Fieldays is a tangible barometer for farmer confidence. When the dairy pay-out was high, farmers had cheque books at the ready, but this year with the pay-out down, there was much speculation as to just how farmers would react.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 16 June 2016 06:55

Waves bye, bye to birds

Alpine Buildings, Timaru, claims to be New Zealand's first company to make complete kitset buildings and is well known for developing a bird-proof rafter called Zero-Bird-Perch.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 17:04

National Fieldays underway

The 2016 National Fieldays is underway with organisers hoping to bring town and country together in the advancement of agriculture.

Published in General News

A new programme celebrating and promoting careers in the primary sector has been launched by Prime Minister John Key, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and senior Ministers at National Fieldays.

Published in General News
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