Displaying items by tag: SMASH

Thursday, 01 June 2017 07:55

Zespri boss to talk PSA at SMASH conferences

The Smaller Milk and Supply Herds (SMASH) conferences will be held in three North Island venues next month.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 15:07

Home-grown best for young farmer

Markus Woutersen has just begun his dairy career but his low cost operation is already attracting industry attention.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 10:55

Ready for a smashing conference?

The Small Milk and Supply Herds (SMASH) conferences are back in 'town' again next week, in Waikato, Manawatu and on the West Coast.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 March 2016 07:55

Winning the contest was a bonus

Te Pahu farmer Noldy Rust entered a pasture competition late last year only because the organisers were looking for more entries.

Published in Management
Saturday, 17 October 2015 15:00

Passion and innovation in smaller herds

This season many sharemilkers are questioning their decision to go dairy farming, but Northland sharemilker Gavin Hogarth has tried different career options and smaller herd farming is the one that suits him best.

Published in Management
Thursday, 11 June 2015 16:12

Smashing time could be what farmers need

Smaller Milk and Supply Herds (SMASH) will open its annual conference in mid-June, hosted by Northland, Taranaki and Waikato.

Published in General News
Saturday, 18 April 2015 09:13

Small herd bloggers aiming big

Just before Christmas, Smaller Milk and Supply Herds (SMASH) initiated a novel way for farmers to share their experiences and knowledge – blogging.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 00:00

Sharemilker gets to live his dream

MANY BELIEVE that using sharemilking as a stepping stone towards farm ownership is becoming a thing of the past, but Irishman Bernard Kelly and his Kiwi wife Jo are following this path to achieve their dreams. 

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 09:18

‘Grey’ market lends a silver lining

THE IMPACT of Russia’s dairy ban on global dairy prices may be waning. The emergence of a ‘grey market’, allowing some Russian allies to buy milk from Europe and re-export it to Russia, is easing downward pressure on prices. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 14:01

Loving the results and the lifestyle

A RECENT Small Milk and Supply Herds (SMASH) field day near the Manawatu township of Sanson attracted 50 farmers. 

Published in Management
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