The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
A senior Federated Farmers leader has poured cold water on suggestions that he supports a moratorium on dairy conversions.
The 2015 Waikato Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year, Aaron Price, has it all – he is a young, fit, professional, married man with a plan.
The Waikato Effluent Expo at the Mystery Creek events centre is turning five this year and it will be bigger than ever.
The countryside is drying markedly in Waikato, though some areas that got recent rain are holding on. This may mean the third dry summer in a row for many areas, and this, with the poor payout, is putting pressure on some farmers.
A pioneering farmer's legacy has eased the financial burden of hundreds of students entering their first year of tertiary study in the Waikato.
Using limited water resources wisely helps protect the health of waterways and ecosystems, as well as helping ensure the region's economic health.
A JAYLOR feed mixer wagon is providing ‘room service’ for 700 Saanen in-milk goats living in a goat ‘motel’ on 52ha at Waharoa, Waikato.
HAMILTON DISTRICT Court has fined a Waikato based farm and a contractor for separate incidences of illegally effluent dumping.
FARMERS in Northland and Waikato are buckling down for a long hot summer that can only be made worse by the low payout.
A LARGE finishing and dairy support farm at Whatawhata, Waikato, is for sale.
Annandale is 515ha in five titles. It has 90ha of flat to gently rolling land, 330ha of rolling countryside and medium contoured hills, some steeper hills and 25-30ha of bush and wetlands. Soils are a blend of clay loam mix, volcanic ash and silt loam.