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Self-shedding sheep study

Massey University is examining the economic impact and the production consequences of crossbreeding with Wiltshire sheep to a fully shedding…

National

Helping grow farming’s future

John Jackson’s ability for future and critical thinking saw him deeply involved in the development of an agribusiness programme that…
 

Nothing sustainable without profit

Chair of Dairy Environment Leaders programme Melissa Slattery believes that sustainable farming is highly important to young farmers.

World

Opinion

 

Well meaning rules do not mean well

OPINION: Investing in environmental improvement makes a lot more sense than paying for bureaucratic processes that are perceived to add…

Agribusiness

Action groups carry on-line

Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Group facilitator John Stantiall was unsure, at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, how…

Management

 

Getting things back on track at White Rock

As well as the family reorganisation, Tim Ritchie and his cousin later invited well-known Wairarapa farmer and Romney breeder Derek Daniell to take a shareholding in White Rock.

White Rock Station’s revival

One of New Zealand’s most historic sheep stations – White Rock – has a new lease of life thanks to family members who wanted to preserve the property for future generations.

Farm Health

Self-shedding sheep study

Massey University is examining the economic impact and the production consequences of crossbreeding with Wiltshire sheep to a fully shedding…

Shelter key to lamb survival

With lambing and calving about to start, Beef + Lamb New Zealand is reminding farmers of the importance of providing…

Rearing orphan lambs

As farmers strive to maximise their lamb survival, interest in orphan lamb rearing systems has been steadily growing.

Machinery & Products

 

JD updates header line-up

John Deere has updated its entire header line-up for combines to include the new HDR Rigid Cutterbar Drapers, RDF HydraFlex…

Hybrid harvesters launched

New Holland has entered the world of hybrid headers, launching a new machine that blends its conventional threshing drum and…

Motoring

Roomy RAM offers V8 power

Having arrived in New Zealand in 2019, the journey for the RAM 1500 continues in 2020 with the introduction of…

The last of the Sports Cats

The launch of the Series 2 HSV SportsCat was an endorsement of the risky decision to take the performance brand…

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The Hound

Burn!

OPINION: This old mutt had to have a giggle at the dig Feds recently made at the Green Party in the…

Why?

OPINION: Your canine crusader was aghast to read that the prices of zucchini and cucumbers rose more than 30% in…

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