Farms to boost forests’ fortunes
Whether for carbon or for timber, there is a buzz in forestry circles. Once again this major industry is on target to play a big part in re-booting regional economies, and putting New Zealand on track to meet its environmental commitments to the rest of the world.
Farming smarter, not harder
Information technology and associated high-tech’ applications are making their presence felt. These advances can help New Zealand farmers farm smarter, reduce their environmental impact and improve efficiencies – in a way that is accessible, affordable and downright clever.
Putting the Glam into Camping
As urbanisation has taken hold in New Zealand, it has become increasingly difficult for city dwellers to access rural life in a meaningful way. Glamping is giving urban dwellers a chance to reconnect with this country’s pastoral roots, have a break and help farmers’ incomes. Country speaks to some glamping site entrepreneurs.