Dr Will Talbot

Ravensdown has appointed Dr Will Talbot to the newly created position of scientific officer, supporting the chief scientific officer Ants Roberts in an ongoing programme of innovative science and technology projects.

Sam Hodsell 50/50 sharemilks with his partner Jenna for his parents Craig and Gaewyn on the 250 hectare family farm at Taramoa in Southland.

Sam Hodsell, the 2021 Otago-Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year, says it’s critical to identify and manage workplace risks on their farm – but he and his family are also actively putting tangible measures in place to help protect people if someone does make a mistake.

OSPRI has launched a new TB education campaign for hunters.

OSPRI has launched a nationwide TB education campaign for hunters, providing them with the advice they need to keep themselves safe while limiting the spread of the disease.

Tangaroa Walker

Dairy farming can be rather isolating at times, particularly in Southland, so farmer Tangaroa Walker turned online to build a like-minded community.

The winner of the 2021 Ahuwhenua trophy, announced this week, will be getting valuable new insights into their dairy herd's health, efficiency and productivity.

The chief executive of a large Waikato farm business has copped a $3,600 fine for moving 820 unregistered animals to meat processors.

Beset by food fads and bad science, butter’s reputation is enjoying a sustained resurgence. Southern Pasture’s new senior vice president and general manager of post farmgate operations Tom Bailey explains why boutique butter is set to boom.

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