Tuesday, 04 December 2018 09:55

Aussie model for rural health

Following the rejection of a school for rural medicine, three universities have another proposal to attract and retain health professionals in rural areas.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:12

Crook

The world's biggest producer of milk, India, has a problem: at least 68% of dairy products sold there don’t meet the food standards.

Published in Milking It
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:04

Good health needs to be worked on

Rural life, and agriculture is driven by changing seasons that dictate on-farm tasks and operations and busy times can mean pressure on owners or employees.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 26 October 2018 12:55

Training helps identify stressed farmers

An Environment Canterbury advisor who trained to be a Good Yarn facilitator is now better able to help a farmer who is stressed or mentally ill. 

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:39

US case heats up Roundup debate

The great Roundup debacle keeps on with the pro and con lobbies arguing for or against continued use of the herbicide.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 October 2018 11:14

Heavy lifting eased

Surgery to fuse four discs in his lower back prompted beef farmer Ger Daly, in County Galway, Ireland, to think again about how to do heavy lifting on his farm.

Published in Farm Health

Workshops being held across the country are equipping farmers and rural professionals with the tools to recognise and support those who are struggling.

Published in General News
Thursday, 27 September 2018 07:25

Breast cancer awareness in milking sheds

Milking sheds have since April been more colourful, says GEA, with its FIL Active teat conditioner packaged in ‘vibrant pink’ drums.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 07:55

Pond drowning shocks industry

Federated Farmers is extending its “deepest sympathy” to the family of a four-year-old boy found dead in a farm effluent pond near Harihari in south Westland.

Published in General News

When the Health and Safety at Work Act (HASWA) came into force two years ago there were misgivings and nervousness in the rural sector. 

Published in Opinion
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