New partner on board with FarmIQ

FarmIQ has moved a step closer to digitally linking all channels in the agri-supply chain with Farmlands taking a 30% shareholding in the company.

New bankers back SFF

Silver Fern Farms will head into the new processing season backed by a new banking syndicate that replaces three of its four previous lenders.

Alliance expands blood processing

Alliance is investing almost $800,000 in a new blood processing room at its Mataura plant in Southland to help meet the growing demand from the pharmaceutical industry.

Limmer to lead SFF

Simon Limmer is the new chief executive of Silver Fern Farms.

Weaner calves test beef demand

Temuka brimmed with weaner dairy-beef calves for the first time as buyers tested talk of possible over-supply.

New proteins going mainstream

Alternative proteins are likely to capture material market share from animal proteins in some key markets in the next five years, Rabobank expert Justin Sherrard says.

New chief soon

The search for a new chief executive for Silver Fern Farms is in the final throes with an announcement expected in the near future.

M bovis meeting on Monday

A meeting to update farmers on the latest Mycoplasma bovis development will be held in Waimate on Monday evening.

First Light expands in South Island

First Light Wagyu has expanded its South Island activity with the number of farmers at an all time high and the product now being stocked in supermarkets.

Butcher bounces back from quake

A year on from the Kaikoura earthquake a family-run North Canterbury butchery is pouring concrete for its biggest expansion.



    Dairy products, Cows, Calves, Heifers, Bulls, Goats, Sheep, Milk

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    Beef meat, Other beef products, Steers, Bulls, Cows, Calves, Heifers


    Rams, Lambs, Sheep meat, Ewes, Wool, Other sheep products, Hoggets


    Deer, Farm dogs, Grassland/crops, Pigs, Poultry


    Other arable crops, Barley, Oilseeds, Maize, Pulses, Wheat, Other cereals



    Other horticulture crops, Apples, Kiwifruit, Potatoes, Wine