Tuesday, 10 May 2016 13:27

Love motivates top award winner

"What I do in dairying I do for love – I don't need any recognition for it," says the 2016 Dairy Woman of the Year, Rebecca Keoghan.

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Quality New Zealand wool will feature in upmarket homes and offices across the Tasman.

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Sunday, 17 April 2016 15:25

‘Happy people work well’

The seven farms Rebecca Keoghan has responsibility for vary in size: the largest run about 1200 cows each on 490ha platforms and produce up to 400,000kgMS...

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Wednesday, 06 April 2016 06:55

NZ sheep milk research envied

A world expert on the sheep milking industry says UK farmers would be envious of the level of research being done in New Zealand into sheep milking.

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More than 130 of Australasia's leading agribusiness professionals will visit two farms in Pirinoa, South Wairarapa, next week.

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Tuesday, 15 March 2016 11:55

SOE confirms move from dairy

Deer milking, manuka honey, sheep milking and blueberries are among Landcorp's options for land it had planned to convert to dairy farms.

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Shanghai Pengxin recently showed off its upgrade of the former Crafar farms it bought in the central North Island in 2012.

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Tuesday, 08 March 2016 10:55

First students busy at dairy academy

A new training facility for aspiring dairy farmers and herd and farm managers in the central North Island has its first intake of students.

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State farmer Landcorp is to revise its land-use programme at Wairakei Estate near Taupo.

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Tuesday, 01 March 2016 19:19

Cows out; sheep in!

In a move that illustrates the current parlous state of the dairy industry, the country's biggest farmer is pulling out of dairy and moving into sheep milking.

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