The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
An 18-month long project to understand how changes on farm to reduce greenhouse gas emissions may impact a farms profitability and productivity has come to fruition.
Owl Farm uses proven research and good practice and, importantly, encourages young people into the dairy industry.
It's been a challenging season down on the banks of the Waikato River for St Peters School’s Owl Farm.
Owl Farm at St Peter’s School, Cambridge is a venture by Lincoln University and seven commercial partners to demonstrate good practice on a working farm, while encouraging farmers and young people to succeed in the dairy industry.
Owl Farm, a partnership between St Peters School Cambridge and Lincoln University, strives to demonstrate best practice in dairy farming and to encourage young people into the industry.
With the South Island earthquake dominating our screens, Rural News Group had the opportunity to catch up with Fonterra’s Director of Farmer services, Matt Bolger at Wednesday’s Farm Focus Day at Owl Farm, Cambridge.
Students at a recent Waikato school farm field day scrutinised their growing and yield of chicory as a summer crop.
With the impending release of the ‘Healthy River’s Plan for Change’, Owl Farm’s next Farm Focus Day on Wednesday, September 14 will include a session on changing environmental legalisation.
An upcoming farm focus day will be an opportunity for dairy farmers to see a joint venture demonstration farm in operation and hear from industry experts.