Latest Agriculture in New Zealand Stories

2013-04-05 23:04:37

Heritage Woods of Dwight, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Sheep Shearing demonstration on April 9.

2009-01-15 14:27:53

Rumors that livestock owners throughout the United States could be taxed for their animals' gas emissions are completely untrue, a federal official says. Environmental Protection Agency spokesman Jonathon Shradar confirmed the federal agency has no plans to begin taxing farm owners like Joe Gonzalez for the flatulence of their herds, KFOX-TV, El Paso, Texas, reported Wednesday. But Gonzales, who owns Gonzalez Dairy Farm, Inc., remains concerned that he could face additional payments in the...

2008-09-03 15:00:26

By HOPWOOD, Malcolm Wine, wool, rabbit, retail and stardom. Sounds like a recipe for success. Well it is especially if the recipe includes the meat that goes with the merino wool, a glass of pinot noir and a rack of rabbit as an appetiser.

2008-09-01 09:00:15

THERE was family fun at Hartlepool?s Summerhill Country Park at the weekend. Attractions included sheep dog trials and sheep shearing displays, heavy horse demonstrations, basket making, wood turning, displays by a chainsaw sculptor, willow crafts, origami and henna arts and tattoos.

2008-07-31 15:00:46

By BASHAM, Laura Steak and chips takes on new meaning with a proposal that will ultimately see all livestock in New Zealand tagged as part of a database tracing animals from paddock to plate. Submissions close on Friday and Laura Basham looks at how much support it has.

2008-06-16 15:00:30

The rural bachelors may be among the stars at Fieldays, but the price of fame - and new gear - appears to be high. One entrant was spotted hobbling badly, no doubt due to either completing a competition, or blisters from his new boots. (c) 2008 Waikato Times.

2006-08-25 08:56:27

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Actor Tom Cruise has a new award from Australia to add to his collection -- for being the most sexist celebrity.

2005-12-01 08:50:00

Cows belching and breaking wind cause methane pollution but British scientists say they have developed a diet to make pastures smell like roses -- almost.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.