Milking Platform

Where is your bucket?

What and where we carry in our bucket of life’s experiences affects where we are going, Suzanne Hanning writes.

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2023 goodbye

Frances Coles is always relieved to see the calendar flick over to January again each year, knowing that there is time set aside for catching up with family and friends.

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Time to step up

It’s time to show New Zealand what we are made of, writes Trish Rankin.

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Is platemetering a thing of the past?

Hamish Hammond ranks pasture-measuring as one of the highest priorities of the business.

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Booking a week at the beach

Farmers have myriad ways of successfully dealing with Northland’s challenging landscape, but now’s the time to take a break, writes Andrew Booth.

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Keeping staff morale over calving

Happy, healthy calves have made for a happy Jess Lea, the calf-rearer.

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A holistic approach to monitoring water quality

Checking the eDNA of water in the river crossing through their farm has had a positive impact, Penelope Drysdale writes.

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Yes, Minister

Workaholic Richard Reynolds takes advice from his Minister of Enjoyment.

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But, what does it cost?

A group of 15 farms across the country are focusing on lower ‘per-unit’ cost of production with a view to helping identify where farmers may minimise impacts of lower payouts, Anne-Marie Wells writes.

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Where’s the sun?

t satisfied with a dull, wet spring, the weather gods delivered more than 100mm of rain in 24 hours, Anieka Templer writes.

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