Thursday, 07 March 2019 12:38

Brake failure brings big fine

A Gore farm machinery company’s shoddy repairs to a tractor have landed it with a fine of $239,063 and reparations of $103,459 awarded to an injured farm worker.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 March 2019 12:37

Face up to the facts

Farmers must accept individual responsibility for the industry’s poor health and safety record, says an industry health and safety leader.

Published in General News
Monday, 25 February 2019 13:00

Stop that ticking time bomb!

Chemicals and fuels stored or used incorrectly onfarm can have dangerous consequences.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 09:55

Aussie model for rural health

Following the rejection of a school for rural medicine, three universities have another proposal to attract and retain health professionals in rural areas.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:12

Crook

The world's biggest producer of milk, India, has a problem: at least 68% of dairy products sold there don’t meet the food standards.

Published in Milking It
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:04

Good health needs to be worked on

Rural life, and agriculture is driven by changing seasons that dictate on-farm tasks and operations and busy times can mean pressure on owners or employees.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 26 October 2018 12:55

Training helps identify stressed farmers

An Environment Canterbury advisor who trained to be a Good Yarn facilitator is now better able to help a farmer who is stressed or mentally ill. 

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:39

US case heats up Roundup debate

The great Roundup debacle keeps on with the pro and con lobbies arguing for or against continued use of the herbicide.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 October 2018 11:14

Heavy lifting eased

Surgery to fuse four discs in his lower back prompted beef farmer Ger Daly, in County Galway, Ireland, to think again about how to do heavy lifting on his farm.

Published in Farm Health

Workshops being held across the country are equipping farmers and rural professionals with the tools to recognise and support those who are struggling.

Published in General News
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