Wednesday, 16 September 2015 12:00

Plan aims to lift region’s sheep and beef

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy recently launched a new scheme to lift the productivity and profitability of sheep and beef farmers in Manawatu-Whanganui.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:54

Focus on feeding – vet

Sheep and beef farmers need to focus on feeding their best stock well, according to Martin Walshe, practice manager of Hunterville Vets.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 29 August 2015 09:21

Farmers value health and safety

Sheep and beef farmers say they are not trying to dodge their health and safety responsibilities.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 11:11

Low dollar beefs returns

The weak NZ dollar is providing an unexpected windfall for the country’s sheep and beef farmers.

Published in General News

Holding on to stock longer after a drought in the hope they would reach higher weights contributed to a Taupo farmer becoming the first sheep and beef farmer warned by the Waikato Regional Council for breaching nitrogen caps.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 06:00

D-day looms for drought-hit farmers

D-Day is looming for drought-hit sheep and beef farmers in North Canterbury.

Published in General News
Monday, 25 May 2015 14:32

Doors open at training farm

Waipaoa Station Training Trust is holding an open day on June 6 and 7 as part of its selection of cadets for 2016.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 May 2015 09:59

First the work – then the rugby

Dana Blackburn is an Ohakune local – born and bred in nearby Raetihi. 

Published in Management
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 09:55

From winner to judge shows how

The backdrop to the 850ha property is spectacular, including the partly snow-covered Mt Ruapehu. 

Published in Management
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 09:42

Ahuwhenua field day draws the crowds

At least 170 people turned out for the field day at Mangaroa Station, about an hour’s drive inland from Wairoa, on the North Island East Coast in mid-April.

Published in Management
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