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.
Studies show that people who grow up on farms – especially dairy farms – have way fewer allergy and asthma problems than others.
Farmers can't expect to take a short nap then immediately jump on a tractor and be fully functional, says a sleep expert.
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.
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.
Gypsy Day is over and now is the time for dairy farming families to register with a medical practice in their new district.
Is there a “seismic” shift in food choices and a demand for healthy, chemical free choices with transparency about where the food is sourced?
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.
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.