Thursday, 14 November 2019 09:55

Dairy sheep open day draws huge crowd

300 plus rurals turned up at the fifth annual Spring Sheep Co open day at Matangi near Hamilton.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 10:55

Beefing up meat sector

Beef up, sheep down, is the simple message from Beef + Lamb NZ’s latest data on the state of the national sheep flock and beef herd.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 12:55

Sheep and beef doing its bit

No increase in stock numbers in the sheep and beef sector is anticipated as the industry moves towards carbon neutrality, says Beef + Lamb NZ head of nutrition Fiona Windle.

Published in General News

What happened to the New Zealand First policy of favouring wool in Government procurement contracts?

Published in General News
Monday, 14 October 2019 09:59

Avoiding triple drench resistance

Triple drench resistance is appearing at an alarming rate, particularly in the North Island. But it can be prevented by correct management.

Published in Farm Health

Chris Hursthouse (22) is proof you don’t have to grow up on a farm to succeed in farming.

Published in Management
Thursday, 12 September 2019 12:51

Reducing stress on in-lamb ewes

Most of the ewes that make up the New Zealand ewe flock are high performance animals, many of them sitting on a metabolic knife-edge as they get closer to lambing, says Ben Allot, North Canterbury Vets.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 12 September 2019 12:49

Multi-prong attack in combatting worms

Changes in a farm’s land use or policies which result in it having mostly young livestock could be disastrous in promoting the development of drench resistance.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 14:55

Championing wool to the world

Telling the story of wool is one of the keys to its resurgence as the global fibre of choice, according to NZ grower owned company Wools of New Zealand.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 September 2019 15:55

Sheep and beef farmers “sacrificial lambs”

Sheep and beef farmers are unhappy with the Government’s proposals to improve freshwater quality around the country.

Published in General News
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