Maternal aggression may be behind many attacks on humans by cows, say two overseas animal experts.
Owl Farm uses proven research and good practice and, importantly, encourages young people into the dairy industry.
It's been a challenging season down on the banks of the Waikato River for St Peters School’s Owl Farm.
Owl Farm at St Peter’s School, Cambridge is a venture by Lincoln University and seven commercial partners to demonstrate good practice on a working farm, while encouraging farmers and young people to succeed in the dairy industry.
Owl Farm, a partnership between St Peters School Cambridge and Lincoln University, strives to demonstrate best practice in dairy farming and to encourage young people into the industry.
With the South Island earthquake dominating our screens, Rural News Group had the opportunity to catch up with Fonterra’s Director of Farmer services, Matt Bolger at Wednesday’s Farm Focus Day at Owl Farm, Cambridge.
Students at a recent Waikato school farm field day scrutinised their growing and yield of chicory as a summer crop.
With the impending release of the ‘Healthy River’s Plan for Change’, Owl Farm’s next Farm Focus Day on Wednesday, September 14 will include a session on changing environmental legalisation.
An upcoming farm focus day will be an opportunity for dairy farmers to see a joint venture demonstration farm in operation and hear from industry experts.