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There’s an old adage that a builder’s house always needs the most work. And it’s sometimes true from our perspective that as a PR agency, sometimes we forget to do our own PR really well! AndRead more

Dairy farming needs more technology managers, says a leading farming family

The New Zealand dairy industry needs more technology managers as much as they need staff on the ground who can milk cows, says a leading Waikato dairy farming family. Morrinsville farmer and formerRead more

Winter nutrition critical to maintaining milk production

Dairy farmers have had a great season, but they shouldn’t take their foot off the gas coming into winter when the right nutrition and minerals are critical to maintaining production, says aRead more

Genetics helps drive an award-winning partnership

Award winning cheese starts with premium milk. Waikato share milker Josh Taylor, who milks 400 cows on 150ha owned by the Meyer Cheese company, says genetics are key to the success of bothRead more

From bedroom to boardroom: 20 years building a provincial PR agency

The same year that Facebook launched, Shrek the Sheep was rescued from the southern highlands and the final episode of Friends aired, Heather Claycomb launched a PR agency – HMC - from her spareRead more

Proliferation of AI and the rise of mis- and disinformation is affecting media and how businesses communicate through it

Pattrick Smellie, founding editor of BusinessDesk, recently joined HMC managing director Heather Claycomb and senior account manager Kate Webber on the agency’s CRUNCH podcast to discuss changesRead more

NZ media landscape is changing, businesses need to adapt

New Zealand’s media landscape is changing at break-neck pace.    NewsHub is closing.  Stuff is taking over the 6pm TV3 news.  TVNZ has announced major programmes being axed and jobs areRead more

Organic product proven to increase plant root mass and shoot growth by 26% launched in New Zealand.

Kiwi-born farmer, Ian Rew has launched a new ground-breaking, BioGro certified organic chitin-based product for growers in New Zealand, named Flamingro, which has been proven to increase plant rootRead more

Is pasture still enough? Changing our approach to dairy herd nutrition

By Grant Jackson, General Manager SealesWinslow In the coming years, the New Zealand dairy industry will face growing pressure to evolve its approach to herd nutrition. While our pasture-basedRead more

PR agency HMC adds grunt to digital content creation team

Public relations and communications agency HMC has appointed Anna Clausen and Gabriel Renner as Senior Digital PR Content Creator and Junior Digital PR Content Creator, respectively.   Bringing aRead more

Is our dairy herd fertility in crisis?

In dairy farming, herd fertility reigns supreme. It's the lifeblood of a successful operation, directly impacting genetic gain, farmer profitability, and reducing environmental impact by breedingRead more

New digital decision-making tool helps dairy farmers maximise returns on feed.

SealesWinslow has launched an easy-to-use digital decision-making tool that is helping dairy farmers take the guess work out of feeding their herds and use their supplements more efficiently toRead more