Thursday, 01 October 2015 12:54

Get fit for farming

Beef + Lamb New Zealand is calling on sheep and beef farmers to rise to the Farmstrong Cycle Challenge and get some kilometres under their belts.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 September 2015 11:00

Good for you

Studies show that people who grow up on farms – especially dairy farms – have way fewer allergy and asthma problems than others.

Published in The Hound

Farmers can't expect to take a short nap then immediately jump on a tractor and be fully functional, says a sleep expert.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 06:00

Free health check for delegates

How healthy are you, mentally and physically? If you went to the South Island Dairy Event you could have found out and quite possibly come away with tools to improve your wellbeing.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 July 2015 04:45

Rural health service on a precipice

Don't accept a second-rate health service just because you live in a rural area, delegates at last week’s South Island Dairy Event heard.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 00:00

Don’t forget to enrol

Gypsy Day is over and now is the time for dairy farming families to register with a medical practice in their new district.

Published in General News
Sunday, 21 June 2015 16:01

All the world wants is a better diet

Is there a “seismic” shift in food choices and a demand for healthy, chemical free choices with transparency about where the food is sourced?

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 15:21

Farmstrong a hit at Fieldays

Farmstrong say they are pleased with level of interest they received at this year's Fieldays, with 70 farmers getting a free health check and 376 testing their physical health.

Published in General News
Monday, 15 June 2015 14:34

Farming under pressure can be mastered

Physical and mental wellbeing while farming under pressure will be a key subject at the 2015 South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) at Lincoln University from June 22-24.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 08:20

Free health checks at Fieldays

Rural wellbeing programme Farmstrong is hitting the ground running at this year's National Fieldays where it will offer free health checks for farmers.

Published in Special Events