Marlborough Sounds pests under bait barrage

A prototype trap being used in the Marlborough Sounds for predator control trials

Pest company creates a "virtual barrier" of bait stations and traps to eradicate predators on conservation land in Marlborough Sounds.

Farmer confidence boost

Farm confidence bounced back strongly in the June quarter, according to a survey by Rabobank.

Dairy payout forecast sees positive farmers outnumber pessimists for first time in 15 months.

Championing the bobby calves' cause

Diego, a male jersey calf, is thriving in its new environment after it was bought by the Starfish Bobby Calf Project.

OPINION: Diego, the jersey calf bought by the Starfish Bobby Calf Project is a mascot for the 2 million plus bobby calves who will be killed this year, Lynley Tulloch says.

Pruning for the win

Brenton O'Riley makes a cut in the pruning module

A viticulture technician is named top viticulturist in Marlborough and will go on to compete in a national competition.

Digital the way to tell the NZ farm story

Grassroots Media business speaker, Chelsea Millar values the use of social media to tell the NZ farm story.

Rural people need to promote their farm stories to customers on social media.

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