By Glenys Christian Wairarapa sheep and beef farmer, Roger Barton, knows of two large farms locally which have recently been sold to be planted in forestry and a third which is likely to have gone the same way. They would have been running about 30,000 stock units, supplying lambs to other local farmers. “We are...
By Glenys Christian Sheep and beef farmers’ increasing concerns about productive farmland being sold to...
A young Christchurch engineer is planning to still take time off to class the wool...
With its large cattle and sheep populations, a country like New Zealand is dealing with...
Life-long tree grower Peter Arthur offers advice on tree selection, costs and care. If you are planning...
By Anne Lee Plant breeding has given farmers a range of ryegrass cultivars to suit...
By Jo Cuttance Soil organic matter and soil carbon are different from an agronomist perspective,...
By Jo Cuttance Feeding the growing world population is a choice between an increase in...
A key driver of profitability is how much of the pasture grown is consumed, whether...
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