The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand say this year’s scholarship recipients are young, bright and the future of New Zealand’s sheep and beef sector.
Producing detailed soil maps of New Zealand farms could help improve food production across the country, as well as reduce nitrate leaching, a Lincoln University report suggests.
The Hound notes that Lincoln University’s vice-chancellor Andrew West has suddenly resigned. This old mutt hopes West’s replacement is not serial bow-tie wearer and rent-a-quote Lincoln academic Keith Woodford.
"Innovate or stagnate" will be the main message from Grassmere farmer Doug Avery when he visits Lincoln University next Thursday.
DairyNZ advice to limit dairy cows to 8kgDM/head/day of fodder beet is “right in the danger zone” a leading researcher into the crop’s use is warning.
About 150 people turned up to the Owl Farm Focus Day on Wednesday, June 17 for advice on finances and welfare for farmers coping in a low-payout season.
Close to 600 dairy farmers are expected to converge on Lincoln University in Canterbury this week for the annual South Island Dairy Event (SIDE).
Lincoln University have appointed Dr Alan Renwick as Professor of Agricultural Economics, to further strengthen their teaching and research in this area.