Outgoing Alliance Group chair Murray Taggart says he is looking forward to spending more time on farm after 18 years in governance roles at the meat co-op. Photo Credit: Nigel Malthus

Alliance Group chair Murray Taggart is looking forward to spending more time on farm as he steps down after a total of about 18 years on the meat co-operative's board, including the last 10 years as chairman. Nigel Malthus reports...

After working in banking for half a century ANZ Rural Bank Manager Roger Fannin shares his thoughts on the events that have shaped his career.

ANZ Rural Bank Manager Roger Fannin has been working in banking for half a century all over Hawke's Bay - all the way back to the post office days. He shares his thoughts on the good times and bad times and reflects on the events that shaped his career.

The Wool Pole Protectors offer an opportunity to replace traditional protectors, that are usually made from plastic, with a breathable product that allows the bark layer of new plantings to harden off naturally.

While wool returns continue in the doldrums, smart sheep farmers are looking for alternatives for a product that currently cost more to get off a sheep's back than it's worth. One such initiative is run by husband and wife team Hayden and Anastasia Tristram who farm at Wanstead in the…

Meat processor and exporter Silver Fern Farms Ltd has joined fellow South Island-based meat company Alliance Group in reporting a big loss for the past year.

Pig farmers say the idea that not every pork product sold in New Zealand has to be produced to this country’s own welfare standards is unfair.

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