Waikaretu Valley Coopworth breeder Kate Broadbent is a founding membr of the WormFEC Gold group.

A farmer collective breeding for parasite resistant genetics claim they are leading the pack as drench resistance becomes more prevalent and drench failure is reported NZ-wide.

Currently NAIT data is owned by Ospri.

The Government's proposal to take ownership of all animal traceability core data is being rejected by key primary sector organisations, including Fonterra.

 
 
Lagoon Hill Station.

A large foreign-financed but New Zealand owned investment company has brought a big station in the Wairarapa for forestry development.

NZ King Salmon chief executive Grant Rosewarne

Salmon farmer New Zealand King Salmon says it is taking a step towards the future by applying for resource consent to farm in the open ocean of Cook Strait.

For Freedom Farms, the bottom line for animal welfare is no crates, no cages. 

Credibility and consumer appeal can depend on how you translate the five major points of animal welfare into action on farm, says Freedom Farms general manager Hilary Pearson.

While winter feed crops are crucial in Simon O’Meara’s farm system, the West Otago sheep and beef farmer is making changes to cut their damage to the environment.

Central Hawke's Bay farmers Evan and Linda Potter have won the premier Elworthy Award in the deer industry’s 2019 environmental awards.

A sheep and beef farmer taking part in the big Forages for Reduced Nitrates Leaching (FRNL) research programme has found its stated goal of a 20% reduction in nitrate leaching out of reach.

Fuel costs are a hot topic everywhere, added to the rising costs of compliance and licensing. Here are some tips on how to reduce fuel consumption and lower costs for rural businesses.

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