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Unknown ‘rogue dog’ kills sheep in night-time attacks

Dog attacks have ripped through two Otama farms, killing more than 25 hoggets and ewes in the past three months, farmers say. Farmer Donny Nicholson...

Testing vital in avoiding resistance

AgResearch principal scientist Dr Dave Leathwick says when it comes to drench resistance, the information available to New Zealand farmers is better than anywhere...

Big field at dog trials raises funds for hospice

Competitors from as far afield as the top of the South Island came to compete at the Southern Indoor Charity Dog Trial this week. The...

Family farming tradition recognised

When he was aged 5, Allan Smith's grandfather, John Smith, walked from Dunedin to Gore with his brothers and three cattle beasts, to the...

Hospice to benefit from dog trials

Hospice Southland is to benefit from this year's Southern Indoor Charity Dog Trials. This will be the third event of its kind held at the...

Gore businesses show at Fieldays

Gore businesses were among those represented at last week's National Fieldays at Mystery Creek. The event, which marked its 50th year, welcomed more than 140,000...

MPI leases plant to process infected stock

The Ministry for Primary Industries has leased Blue Sky Meats' processing plant in Gore to process dairy stock infected with Mycoplasma bovis. The plant, formerly...

‘Nothing like’ farming in area

Even from a young age Allan Taylor enjoyed being on the farm and would hide in cars to get a chance to visit his...

Benefits from regenerative farming

Increased tree planting, more wetlands and water testing are some of the ways Don Morrison is creating a regenerative farm. What those trees have given...

Gore young farmer gets second chance

Competing at the FMG Young Farmer of the Year is addictive for Logan Wallace. Mr Wallace has bagged a second chance at FMG Young Farmer...

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