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Ballance scholarships open

Ballance scholarships open

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Scholarships to provide $4000 a year for up to three years.

New test helps reduce environmental pollution

New test helps reduce environmental pollution

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Scientist develops simple technique to reduce environmental pollution caused by nitrogen compounds.

Dairy farm firm goes into liquidation

Dairy farm firm goes into liquidation

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Southland Times reports that a company that owned a Southland dairy farm has been put into voluntary liquidation by

New dairy conversion rule introduced

New dairy conversion rule introduced

| April 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Transitional policy means all new dairy conversions must obtain resource consent before becoming operational.

Interesting times at Lake Waituna

Interesting times at Lake Waituna

| January 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

In the past six weeks we've had little rain, it's dry, there's no run-off from any farming activity.

Balers better than sheeptrucks in UK

Balers better than sheeptrucks in UK

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Jim Webster Another month and still a trickle of FMD cases in the north of England. The cordon around

Ignorance, stupidity or a calculated risk?

Ignorance, stupidity or a calculated risk?

| February 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

A string of recent incidents where farmers have committed what amounts to environmental vandalism without a resource consent has bemused

Footbath could save bees and end varroa mite

Footbath could save bees and end varroa mite

| July 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

One of the biggest world wide threats to honey bees, the varroa mite, could soon be about to meet its

Vaccine against Neospora a step closer

Vaccine against Neospora a step closer

| July 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

An effective vaccine against a parasite-borne disease called neosporosis may be a few steps closer to development, thanks to US

Farms still selling well in south of NZ

Farms still selling well in south of NZ

| July 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

The rural property market continued to outpace the residential property market in June with continued strong prices and sales, according