Meet the places and faces behind the New Zealand agricultural sector with Rural Delivery. Made with the support of NZ on Air
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A new centre for dairying and science in Southland. A lifetime of commercial eel fishing in lakes and rivers around Waikato. And growing exotic trees and shrubs at Frank's Trees in Nelson.
Balancing performance, profit and environmental constraints on a Southland farm. And selling lamb to North America through Atkins Ranch.
A natural restoration project on unproductive farmland. How a business mentor has helped grow a Hawke's Bay shearing business. And the 2016 winner of the Steak of Origin competition.
Vertical integration in a multi-faceted agricultural enterprise is reaping rewards in Hawkes Bay. And a multi-generational dairy operation embraces independent thinking in Southland.
Controlling the tomato-potato psyllid at Plant and Food Research. The agricultural career path of a young Maori farmer. And the efforts behind ensuring the viability of our manuka honey industry.
From possums to high quality leather and fur products in Manawatu. The agricultural growth strategy of a Taranaki Maori Incorporation. And the iconic Barrys Bay Cheese company on Banks Peninsula.
A new option for frost protection of vineyards and berry crops. A multi-enterprise system with dairy support and bull breeding. And a lime company that has been operating for three generations.
A look at bio-remediation, or "land farming" in Taranaki. Learning about teamwork at the Muller dairying operation. And Mr Apple and Primary ITO work together to build careers in horticulture.
Building traceability for manuka honey at Barton Holdings. Maximising productivity opportunities through deer industry projects at Forest Road Farm. And mushroom production at Meadow Mushrooms.
Returning: An effluent bio-digester is a win-win for a Lepperton pig farmer. Legumes play their part in hill country pasture improvements. And the Purangi Kiwi Project builds its community conservation efforts