New Zealand’s best farms

The annual Ballance Farm Environment Awards celebrate the best examples of Kiwi ingenuity on our orchards and farms, recognising great business models and land stewardship. Here are three of this year’s Regional Supreme Winners, including farmers who have branched out into tourism, and one orchard owner making a huge environmental impact: Auckland nursery goes nativePeter […]

Livestock Special Alert 2023: Deer

Deer values saw further recovery from the low values of 2021 with an average 16% increase in values for Red Deer, Wapiti, and related breeds. The market for velvet has also contributed to an increase in values and there is optimism that the lows of Covid-19 have passed and the export demand for venison continues […]