Your canine crusader hears that Fonterra’s current financial woes could see the dairy co-op dumping many of its key assets.
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.
With winter approaching, Taranaki hill country farmers must remember the importance of soil stabilisation measures like poplar poles, and take action accordingly.
The rural sector needs to focus more on mental wellness and look at developing simple self-diagnostic tools, says a South Island professional development coach, Loshni Manikam.
So it's official – we now have a drought in large parts of the country: no surprise to most of us in the rural sector.