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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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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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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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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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Complaint over conduct

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Complaint over conduct

An Invercargill farm accountant who faced High Court action over a land deal turned sour has also had a complaint …

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Silver Fern Farms posts $31m loss

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Silver Fern Farms posts $31m loss

…despite an operational loss, the company’s balance sheet was robust (44% equity ratio); and significant investments had been made in 2012 to underpin future growth…

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Sheep farmers to pay the price – eventually

| November 9, 2012 | 1 Comment
Sheep farmers to pay the price – eventually

The long-suffering sheep farmers of the south might have received a reasonable price for their lambs for the past couple of years but it seems likely that it was at the expense of their co-operative…

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Alliance Group announces huge loss

| November 9, 2012 | 1 Comment
Alliance Group announces huge loss

Sheep and beef farmers, particularly those in the south, will have a good reason to gasp when they read of the huge loss reported by Alliance Group today.

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A few thoughts on grazing

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
A few thoughts on grazing

Maintaining quality pasture in the summer is so important in a sheep system although in this recent difficult spring set stocking at low covers …

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