Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Farming with a difference

Farming with a difference

BySonita ChandarMay 19, 2022
Craigmore Farming Services was named the 2022 Fonterra Responsible Dairying Award winners at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards last month, receiving the John Wilson Memorial Trophy. Spread out from Culverden to Oamaru, along with a dry stock unit in…

Farming with passion and precision

ByAnnette ScottMay 18, 2022
The Mackenzie family farm, Greenvale Pastures, could easily be called the home of precision agriculture. Craige and Roz Mackenzie took over the Mid Canterbury farm from Craige’s parents Alastair and…

AgResearch embraces Mātauranga Māori with new research group

ByStaff reporterMay 17, 2022
Crown Research Institute AgResearch has launched a new Māori Research and Partnerships Group to help incorporate Mātauranga Māori into its existing science structures. Its head Ariana Estoras says Mātauranga Māori…

Call centre gearing up for Moving Day

ByColin WilliscroftMay 17, 2022
Moving Day is approaching fast and Ospri’s recently-appointed support and customer service manager Adam Wright hopes a support centre restructure will help make recording herd movements easier for farmers. Moving…


Thriving in any situation

Thriving in any situation

ByRoss NollyMay 17, 2022
The need to reduce bobby calf numbers has prompted many dairy farmers to look at alternative beef breeds that will…
Taking off the blinkers

Taking off the blinkers

ByStaff reporterMay 17, 2022
How did you get into farming? I was brought up on-farm. We’ve been here since the early 1950s and are…
Upskilling on the job is key

Upskilling on the job is key

ByStaff reporterMay 17, 2022
Learning needs to happen at the right time so knowledge is fresh and able to be used practically in the…
A numbers game

A numbers game

ByRoss NollyMay 17, 2022
As a child a Taranaki farmer discovered a passion for the Ayrshire, though his father had a predominately Jersey herd.…
Calmer farming through pressure and change

Calmer farming through pressure and change

ByStaff reporterMay 13, 2022
Matt Goodwin has plenty on his plate.  He oversees not just one farm, but two – the family’s South Canterbury…
Fieldays reopens exhibitor applications

Fieldays reopens exhibitor applications

ByStaff reporterMay 12, 2022
Exhibitor applications have reopened for this year’s Fieldays at Mystery Creek after the event was shifted to late November because…
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