Waikato Milking Systems product and project manager Andy Geissmann believes there’s plenty of scope for Kiwis working in the emerging sheep and goat dairy sectors to export.

Published in General News
Saturday, 08 June 2019 09:55

Forages help stem nitrate losses

A sheep and beef farmer taking part in the big Forages for Reduced Nitrates Leaching (FRNL) research programme has found its stated goal of a 20% reduction in nitrate leaching out of reach.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 16:24

Sheep handling made easier

Hecton Products, whose name is familiar to many New Zealand sheep farmers, has a new product — Mobile Stock Worker.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 14:55

Sheep milk industry eyeing dairy farmers

The sheep milk industry is setting its sights on the dairy industry as it looks to pick up more farmer suppliers.

Published in General News

While udders are vital for lamb survival, surprisingly little research has been done on udder health.

Published in Farm Health

Every time you wash synthetic clothes, micro fibres of plastic are washed into the waterways, says Devold Wool Direct general manager and member of the International Wool Textile Board, Craig Smith.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 09:09

More woolly yarns or progress?

The Wool Industry Working Group has found common ground that all players in the industry agree on, says chairman Miles Anderson.

Published in General News

Sheep and beef farmers are being asked to pay a biosecurity levy of $2/head of cattle, an increase of $1.55/head on the original levy.

Published in General News
Monday, 08 April 2019 08:26

Pneumonia and pleurisy in sheep

Pneumonia and pleurisy in sheep can be costly, but you can take steps to prevent it.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 05 April 2019 10:42

Simmentals first choice

Superior weight gain makes Simmentals the breed of choice for Canterbury sheep and beef farmer Mark Copland.

Published in Management
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