A mate of yours truly reckons one only needs to look at the gongs given out in the New Year…
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Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2015's good, bad and ugly in regards to the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team...
The end of the year is fast approaching so some end of year thoughts on a few of the significant developments of the year to wrap things up!
When Lyn Neeson, who farms near Taumaranui, saw the Whanganui and Ohura rivers rise rapidly in June, she figured this spelled trouble for farmers downstream and she was right.
It is three months since devastating floods hit the lower North Island. While the mess is gone from Whanganui city, and normal life has resumed, in the country it’s a far different story, writes Peter Burke.
It was a Saturday afternoon and it had been raining for two days; Taranaki farmer Graham Fergus decided to move his ewes on a hilly paddock.
Ashburton sharemilkers Sara and Stuart Russell have always tried to make their dairy operation as sustainable as possible.
Northland farmers Ian and Sandy Page say they thoroughly enjoyed entering the 2015 Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA) and would highly recommend it to others.
It is 21 years since the very first Romeo Bragato Conference was held. Back in 1995 it was organized by the New Zealand Grape Grower’s Council, aimed at providing growers with up-to-date information on what was happening out there in the vineyard.
The Canterbury A&P Show will host a Royal A&P Equestrian Event in 2015, giving competitors the chance to win prestigious Royal ribbons and medals at the annual show.