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Nutrient rich grass must be better!

| December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Nutrient rich grass must be better!

Arden Anderson will be visiting NZ early next year and will be promoting biological farming.

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More than one cause of mismatched lambs

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
More than one cause of mismatched lambs

 By Joanne Marshall When one of a set of twins is twice the size of his mate you’ve got problems – especially when the ewe decides she only likes the big lamb. While it’s one thing to try and find a solution for problems like this it’s yet another to find out exactly what causes […]

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Making the most of your computer mistakes

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Making the most of your computer mistakes

We’ve all done something we knew we shouldn’t have and kicked ourselves afterwards.

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More production and more health problems

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
More production and more health problems

As we push for more production and more dollars our animals seem to be more likely to suffer from a variety of diseases.

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Product helps clear the air

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Product helps clear the air

… with production of the solution reaching 2 million litres this month since manufacturing began

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Bike design could save lives

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bike design could save lives

More than 800 people are injured on farms riding quad bikes on farms every year in New Zealand.

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Cover crops can reduce nitrogen loss

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Cover crops can reduce nitrogen loss

Cover crops can reduce nitrate pollution without increasing the salinity or reducing yield, according to researchers.

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Plantain ideal for lamb finishing

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Plantain ideal for lamb finishing

Once considered a weed, field trials reveal plantain is a high-protein alternative to pasture ideal for finishing lambs.  The herb delivered solid results in a field trial conducted by Massey University, nearly doubling live weight gain in some cases compared to pasture alone.  Ballance Agri-Nutrients Technical Extension Officer Murray Lane said a plantain crop provides high […]

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Funding boost against wilding trees

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Funding boost against wilding trees

“We’re just coming into year six and it’s the most positive I’ve felt about achieving our goal,”

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The dark side of quiet cows

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
The dark side of quiet cows

Researchers have found that it’s not just wild cattle that can have an issue.

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