Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:55

Black spots putting lives at risk

Cellphone black spots and a lack of internet broadband is putting lives at risk in rural communities, claims a rural health advocate.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 06:55

Big demand for H&S advice

Farmer demand for help on health and safety has tested Beef + Lamb NZ's capacity to deliver.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 May 2016 10:55

Food safety and security conference

Registrations are now open for a new global food integrity conference to be held in Auckland on July 13-14.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 13:55

Genetics could help combat FE

An outbreak of facial eczema (FE) on the West Coast is driving home the need for FE-tolerant genetics, according to a farmer.

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Rural health issues will be brought to the Beehive this week.

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Researchers are about to begin looking at how to gain the health benefits of drinking raw milk without risking the pitfalls.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 28 April 2016 10:55

Market potential for healthy bugs

The global market for probiotics is an estimated $54 billion per annum, says Dr James Dekker, Fonterra's senior research scientist probiotics.

Published in Agribusiness

Fonterra researchers have made a breakthrough chemical imprint for the dairy industry.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 17 March 2016 13:55

Farmers push for greater fitness

Dairy farmers Neil and Glenda Gray are ready to swap the paddock for the tarmac as they prepare for the Farmstrong Fit4Farming Cycle Tour.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 March 2016 06:55

Early autumn peak period for hort injuries

There's the last of the summerfruit is to be harvested, but everyone's tired – bringing a heightened risk of accidents in growing operations.

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