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
Friday, 01 February 2013 10:02

Pasture, power and robots at SMASH

Three upcoming Waikato SMASH (Smaller Milk and Supply Herds) events will tackle three thought-provoking topics – energy use, pasture persistence and robotic milking.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 June 2012 11:28

Farming smarter focus of event

Information tailored to farmers with smaller herds will be provided at conferences being held throughout the North Island in June.

Published in General News
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