Articles Categorized: Rural

Share farmers share knowledge

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EDUCATION is the biggest contributor to Marg and Cameron Bierre’s successful careers as share farmers in the dairy industry, and they use their knowledge to…

Wool prices up and down

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Wool prices in the south eased, while northern prices lifted at this week’s auction. Of the 17,978 bales on offer, 82 percent was sold, said…

Rural health services poor – alliance

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NEW Zealand is potentially at risk of damaging its economy, unless the Government does not improve rural health services, the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New…

Jump in wool prices

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A WEAKENING New Zealand dollar and steady off-shore buying interest improved prices for all wool types at this week’s South Island wool sale of 5300…

Milk production up

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THE price of milk powder is expected to fall on the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) platform today after improved weather conditions prompted Fonterra to increase the amount…

Wool prices continue to lift

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NINETY percent of bales offered at last week’s wool sale were sold. New Zealand Wool Services International Limited chief executive John Dawson said good competition…

Sheep dog trials attract big field

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A TOTAL of 300 sheep, 200 dogs, 80 competitors and 40 spectators enjoyed themselves over the weekend as the Opotiki Sheep Dog Trial Club hosted their trials. Club spokesman…