Business Rural Autumn 2021

2 | Page | 4 Page | 52 Page | 78 Page | 40 Page | 64 Fleecing it Breeding quality stock a lifelong passion Cycle trail leads to increased scrutiny Regulatory changes a pressure cooker Anya and Frank Walkington breed alpacas, and use the eece for a wide range of knitwear that they sell on the farm. At 16, Katherine McCallum was given two of her grandfather’s Angus stud heifers, starting a lifelong passion for genetics and breeding quality cows. Bigger and better antlers the focus Foveran Deer Park strives to supply the New Zealand deer industry with the best in genetics for fast growing, high-end trophy antler stags. Wire dispensing machine boost for brothers An innovation in fencing technology is set to put Winton’s Clark Brothers Fencing ahead of the game. Having a cycle track running through part of his dairy farm near Geraldine puts Ad Hendriks’ property under the microscope. Pressure on farmers regarding climate change and regulatory changes can take its toll. Something Hawarden farmer Iain Wright knows well. Page | 22 CONTENTS >> Index | Page 91 These conditions are prescribed for the sake of understanding between the Company and its clients. Advertising is charged for on the basis of space taken up using a standard tabloid page. Actual space may be reduced during the printing process but this will effect all advertisers equally so no credit will be given for any reduction in size due to processing. The Company reserves the right to alter, change or omit entirely any advertisement or article that it considers to be objectionable or which may contravene any law. In the event of a failure on the part of the Company to insert advertising as instructed the Company may publish the advertisement at the first available subsequent reasonable date unless the advertisement features date sensitive material. Every care shall be taken to publish the advertisement in accordance with the advertisers instructions as to page and position but the Company reserves the right for whatever reason to place advertising in a different position and in doing so shall incur no liability whatsoever. Advertisers must advise business rural immediately of any error or omission in advertisements and shall work constructively to remedy the situation which in the first instance shall be a rerun of the corrected advertisement in the next available issue of business rural. Where advertisement proofs have been faxed or mailed to the client 48 hours prior to the nominated printing cutoff time acquiesce shall be taken as confirmation and acceptance. Corrections made by telephone shall be accepted but the Company reserves the right to decide whether a further proof should be faxed or mailed to the client. Accounts for advertising are due for payment within seven days of publication of the newspaper. Accounts not paid within this time may incur a penalty of 3% per month until the account is paid. Any debt collection costs incurred by the Company will be added to the account of the debtor. Views and opinions expressed in business rural are not necessarily those of the editors, Waterford Press Ltd or publisher. Business rural welcomes contributions from freelance writers & journalists. All articles published at editors discretion. Business rural accepts no responsibilty for loss of photos or manuscripts. Printed by: Published by: 24,165 printed copies Christchurch Office 112 Wrights Road, Addington, Christchurch Phone 03-983 5500 PO Box 37 346 Queenstown Office 70 Glenda Drive, Queenstown 9300 PO Box 2581, Wakatipu MANAGING DIRECTOR James Lynch EDITORIAL E ditor Paul Mein Journalists Kelly Deeks, Russell Fredric, Renata Hopkins, Richard Loader, Kim Newth, Karen Phelps, Sue Russell, Virginia Wright SALES ROOM Adam Feaver, Chris Graves, Megan Hawkins Mandi King, Allan J Knowles, Chris McPhee, Lisa Moffat, Colin Morais, Chris Pearce, Alasdair Thomson PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT General Manager Luke Lynch Graphic Artists Connor Gosnell, Anton Gray, Nick King, Sophie McCleary, Liki Udam. CONTENT COORDINATORS Ann-Marie Frentz, Alissa Crosby OFFICE AND ACCOUNTS Manager Helen Bourne J ill Holland