Farmers Weekly NZ 10.09.2018

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Tough job to get staff

Labour hungry farmers and primary industry employers face stiff competition for school leavers with regional unemployment below 5%, secondary school teachers are warning.


Quads okay when used properly

MYTH 2: WorkSafe is trying to ban quads 

I wish I had a dollar for every time a farmer has said this to me. 

Making time for being a dad

Like most working dads I feel the demands of trying to juggle work commitments and still make sure I find time and energy for my family.

It’s difficult. 

Long spring after kind winter

After a relatively benign winter farmers might be able to breathe a sigh of relief spring is not looking as ominous as last year’s that left many short on feed, cash and sanity.

Win with Richard Loe

A rugby club or team will get the chance to learn skills from rugby legend Richard Loe as part of a programme to improve health and safety on farms.