Displaying items by tag: health

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 10:34

Cadmium-resistant potatoes for NZ growers

A new line of cadmium-resistant potatoes could give New Zealand potato growers a marketing edge.

Published in General News
Saturday, 17 October 2015 12:33

Looming health crisis in China

China will soon have 200 million people with chronic illnesses and it will demand food with health benefits, said Paul McDonald, pro vice-chancellor at Massey College of Health.

Published in World News
Thursday, 15 October 2015 15:00

‘Health’ foods grow wealth

The development of 10 to 20 more popular health-orientated products such as Fonterra's Anlene would make New Zealand a rich country again, a 'New New Zealand Forum' in Auckland heard this month.

Published in Agribusiness
Saturday, 10 October 2015 15:00

Hopes for better rural health services

NZLocums, A recruitment division of the NZ Rural General Practice Network, has placed its first nurse practitioner in a permanent role in a New Zealand rural general practice.

Published in General News
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
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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
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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.

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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.

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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
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