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
Thursday, 05 September 2019 09:55

Suppliers needed as milk demand surges

Maui Milk is seeking new suppliers of sheep milk located within two hours of Hamilton for a new supply agreement with Danone.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 11:55

NZ sheep and beef farmers lead the way

The recent IPCC report on climate and land shows how New Zealand lamb and beef can help address climate change, says Beef + Lamb NZ.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 August 2019 12:14

Wool’s smell may combat flystrike

An Australian research project has identified compounds in Merino sheep wool that are attractive to blowflies.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 12:55

Shearing and wool courses

New ‘micro-credentials’ in wool harvesting will help meet a critical need to train shearers and wool handlers, claims Primary ITO chief executive Linda Sissons.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 July 2019 15:16

On-farm inflation reaches 3% — BLNZ

Sheep and beef farm input prices rose twice as fast as consumer price inflation in the year to March 2019, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand.

Published in General News
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