Another HP ElitePad won...

02 October 2013

I have had the pleasure of drawing the 6th and last HP ElitePad tablet for the time being for our website and blog launch.. A HUGE congratulations to Clive Lietze from Gore. …

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Big STORM in Canterbury & Irrigators

20 September 2013

Last weeks big wind storm has damaged over 800 irrigators which could have a huge impact on production throughout the Canterbury region. …

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How does Sharpen work ?????

19 September 2013

Have had a fair few requests re how Sharpen works. Here is what I think best explains and illustrates the question. …

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Brassica's & Pasture thoughts from the deep deep South....

12 September 2013

Some pertinent thoughts from Wade Paterson down in the deep deep South on Brassica and new pasture establishment etc Down here in the Deep South farmers are starting to work up brassica ground and old run out pastures in preparation …

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3 more HP ElitePads won for blogging

02 September 2013

A HUGE congratulations to Steve Sim of Rakaia, Dave Schrader of Timaru and Rob Cox of Pukekohe for winning an HP ElitePad tablet in the register and post a comment on the the BASF website and blog. …

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Biodiversity in farm ecosystems (guest post)

23 August 2013

Southlands move to more intensive farming has highlighted the need to understand the nature of biodiversity in farm ecosystems, its role in sustainable production. Biodiversity, small animal communities and plant habitats on the farm, can assist farmers to deal with …

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On-Farm Plastic Recycling - Do you participate?

19 August 2013

A great article on on-farm plastic recycling in the Rural Contractor magazine, discussing findings by Plasback. …

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What is sustainability in our primary industries?

13 August 2013

In today's edition of Diary News, a publication by Rural News Group is an article taken from an interview I did with the Dairy News team, post a recent sustainability symposium I attended in Berlin. I would be interested in …

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Clinton Forage Brassica Competition Report

01 August 2013

Over $70,000 was raised for the Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter and the Chair in Neurosurgery at the 2013 Clinton Lion's annual brassica competition. This event is now in its 2nd year and the support received from the local farming community …

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Two of five HP ElitePads won for blogging

29 July 2013

Congratulations to Graeme Hunger and Phil Enticott, you are the winners of the first two HP ELitePads to be won. Thank you both, along with all that has signed up and posted a comment on the blog. …

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