Survival of the Fittest: Part 2
In part two of this two-part series looking at the North Canterbury trial site in the Sub4Spring programme, farmer Hugh Dampier-Crossley explains why subterranean clover is such a valuable tool in their hill country farm system.
Earthquake Land Recovery Programme Underway
A $1.8 million Farm Land & Business Recovery support programme for farmers in the earthquake affected districts was signed-off by the Ministry for Primary Industries earlier this month.
Strong interest shown for Future Farm programme
Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s search for a “Future Farm” is in its final stages and farmers are being urged to get in touch if they’re interested in being part of this unique programme.
2018 Nuffield Scholars Announced
The latest ‘crop’ of emerging leaders have been announced by Minister of Agriculture, Damien O’Connor.
How long until AI of beef cows is common?
Until AI-sired calves demand a premium, commercial farmer use of AI will broadly remain the territory of larger operations and those with a passion for genetics, according to agricultural consultant Geoff Dunham.
Survival of the Fittest
This two-part series looks at how sub clover performed on a drought-ravaged North Canterbury trial site.
Building a NZ brand
B+LNZ’s market development team is building a compelling case for the red meat industry to work with a New Zealand brand story under which individual brands could sit.
Tapping into like-minded farmer support
For farmers Angus and Peter McCraith, Northland’s Extension 350 programme is providing invaluable contact with like-minded farmers.
Updated Sheep5K represents a step change for sector
International collaboration is behind New Zealand’s latest leap in maternal sheep breeding technology.
See your fertiliser dollar go further
If you’re planning on growing a summer crop or two, now is the time to think about paddock selection and preparation.
Ergot outbreak in Southern regions causes stock death
Farmers in Southland and South Otago are being asked to look for signs of ergot toxicity in their stock after a reported outbreak in the region.