National Farm

The wild card weka farmer

Banks Peninsula would-be weka farmer Roger Beattie is a 10-ideas-before-breakfast kind of man.

Rural news: September 26

8:46am A roundup of rural and farming news, wrapped up in one place.

Sniffing out stink bugs

Detector dogs could be employed to track down the hitch-hiking intruders that could wipe out crops.

Depressed farmer's cows starved

As a farmer fell into a pit of severe depression, his cows were starving to death.

To market - just not too early

About a third of buyers still visit fruit and vege markets but that is changing.

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