Thursday, 22 October 2015 09:37

Dung beetles to the rescue

The end of winter means Dung Beetle Innovations' (DBI) rearing facilities are coming to life.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 10 November 2014 11:30

Consider waste in the cow

WITH A low dairy payout forecast don’t just look to eliminate waste in the paddock, think about what might be underutilised in the cow too, says Ballance Agri-Nutrients.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 07 October 2013 09:19

First North Island release of dung beetles

A SOUTH WAIRARAPA organic dairy farm will make farming history when it becomes the first in the North Island to release dung beetles into the environment to help improve soil health and pasture productivity.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 September 2013 11:22

Dung beetle watched with interest

FEDERATED FARMERS is watching with interest the first release of 500 dung beetles onto an organic dairy farm in Southland.

Published in General News
 

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The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.

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