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Canterbury Rural Development Summit - Part 2 - Rural problems
Dorothy -- 1999-06-25

Diversification and successful new ventures undertaken by rural people in Canterbury were described at the Canterbury Rural Development Summit.
Canterbury Rural Development Summit - Part 1 - Rural problems
Dorothy -- 1999-06-18

The Canterbury Rural Development Summit gave town and country people a chance to work together to resolve some rural challenges and plan for the future.
Challenges of Mid-Canterbury farming - Part 4
Judith Armstrong -- 2003-10-13

Farming scene at Dorie changed with less intensive sheep farming, dairy farms established at great cost, but water supplies diminished
Challenges of Mid-Canterbury farming - Part 3
Dorothy -- 2003-10-13

Expensive labour and electricity, Labour Government's sudden removal of subsidies and low-interest loans forced Armstrongs and others to sell farms
Challenges of Mid-Canterbury farming - Part 2
Dorothy -- 2003-10-13

The Armstrongs' farm needed improved buildings, fencing, soil, pasture, shelter belts, irrigation - the solution required work, initiative, money
Challenges of Mid-Canterbury farming
Dorothy -- 2003-10-13

Judith and Ron Armstrong experienced farm life before marrying and settling on a farm at Dorie in Mid-Canterbury
Canterbury Farming Story - Part 3 - New Zealand farming
Dorothy -- 1998-12-11

The Armstrongs and many other New Zealanders adopted modern farming techniques but sudden government changes to interest rates and subsidies forced them to sell.
Canterbury Farming Story - Part 2 - New Zealand farming
Dorothy -- 1998-12-04

Effective farming methods improve the soil and productivity of a neglected mid Canterbury farm.
Canterbury Farming Story From The 40's To The 80's - farming
Dorothy -- 1998-11-27

After thirty eight years developing a productive farm from a neglected property at Dorie, in Mid-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand, government policy changes forced the Armstrongs to sell it.
The Story Of "Highfield" - A Stud Sheep Farm In The Nelson Province
Dorothy -- 1998-04-03

Article describes the ups and downs in the development of a New Zealand Romney stud farm over five generations in the one family.
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