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IrrigationNZ and Federated Farmers say greater scrutiny of claims irrigation causes increased 'rumbly-gut' is needed.

Published in General News

The agri-food sector in New Zealand contributes around one fifth of the country's GDP according to a new study.

Published in General News
Friday, 04 March 2016 13:55

Milking sheep potential problems afoot

Sheep have been raised for their milk for thousands of years and were milked before cows.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 03 March 2016 18:21

New student growth for Lincoln University

Lincoln University has attracted 10% more new students compared to 2015.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:55

Messages from the burning bush

A 'plant barbecue' was used in a joint study to test the vulnerability of New Zealand plants to wildfires.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 07:12

Happy being small herd farmers

As the cows cram into Randal Inch's milking shed you realise space is at a premium on this small North Canterbury dairy farm on the outskirts of Rangiora.

Published in General News
Monday, 22 February 2016 10:06

Boo-hoo

Your canine crusader hears that the unionists at Lincoln University are a bit upset, claiming they were duped into being frank with a report writer who, it turns out, is to be their boss.

Published in The Hound

With the more intensive farming practices used currently there is a need to ensure optimum animal health and pasture health for long-term environmental sustainability.

Published in General News
Monday, 15 February 2016 06:55

Farmers shrugging off tree planting

The cost and benefits of planting trees to help mitigate environmental effects of dairy farming need to be shared by us all to succeed, a new study says.

Published in Agribusiness

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