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Remember when, 2008: Scottish farmers also looking at lamb marketing

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Remember when, 2008: Scottish farmers also looking at lamb marketing

This series of articles looks back at the previous attempt to fix the problems facing the meat industry. In 2008, the Meat Industry Action Group managed to get meat companies talking and get farmers active. Despite this nothing came of their efforts. This series may just act as a reminder of what we as farmers […]

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Kiwi dairy workers hard to come by

| January 3, 2013 | 1 Comment
Kiwi dairy workers hard to come by

Over the last few years the demand for experienced and reliable dairy farm workers has grown rapidly, as the industry continues to expand. 

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It’s a dog’s life

| December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
It’s a dog’s life

In another life would you want to come back as a dog? If the answer is yes …

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Guilty accountant to pay for ethics breach

| December 22, 2012 | 1 Comment
Guilty accountant to pay for ethics breach

Invercargill accountant James Hennessy has been ordered to pay $19,376 in costs after pleading guilty to …

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New meat plant for Te Aroha

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
New meat plant for Te Aroha

Nearly two years after Silver Fern Farms’ Te Aroha beef processing operation was devastated by fire in …

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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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