A selection of cartoons by Chris Slane on issues related to farming - previously published in NZFarmers Weekly magazine.
Cartoon shows shrearer frantically busy - farmer says "He's in a race against the wool price"..
Running Of The Wools
Cartoon shows running of the wools as a man says "This isn't quite the test of manhood I was expecting".
Cartoon shows children in a cattle pen while a male farmer thinks - "health and safety - tick'.
Bottled Water Buyer
Cartoon shows a farmer at a supermarket checkout with three tolleys full of water bottles saying "At least I don't have to pay a royalty to water my crops.".
Voting & Complaining
Cartoon shows two farmers leaving a voting booth one is saying "Now we can go back to complaining about the weather".
Kiwi Characters RIP
Cartoon shows two rural characters looking into the sunset with a dog "Alright Wal?" - "No worries Fred" - 'John Clarke 1948-2017' - refers to Fred Dagg character played by John Clarke and the cartoon character Wal created by Murray Webb...Wal,Footrot Flats,Fred Dagg,John Clarke,Murray Webb,comic,cartoons,kiwi,
Field Days Politician
Cartoon shows politician at Field Days standing on a soap box about to be towed away by a tractor.
Milk Substitute Cow
Cartoon shows two cows looking at a robot soy cow and commenting "They can try anything they like but it still 'aint milk".
Smart Farm Cows
Cartoon heading - 'Meanwhile back on the smart farm' shows two cows with satellite collars one is saying "How are our ratings? Hope I don't get voted off". '
Where are the bees?
Cartoon shows two farmer shouting in s trong wind "Where are the bees?' - "Same place as the flowers - somewhere near the Chathams"
Cartoon shows farmers running for dollars blown around by USA windmill" - 'US dollar has huge impact on NZ farmer income'
Red Carpet For Winston
Cartoon shows Winston Peters walking a red carpet from his bus saying "We'll start with more red carpets for me".
Cartoon shows a cow clothed in woolen jumper and ear muffs 'News - some farmers switching to milking through winter" while a farmer says "There - all set for a cold one".
Wool Scourers Lost Property
Cartoon shows lost property counter at wool scourers where a farmer picking up phones pizza and a wife.
Cartoon shows two men in a shed "Maybe we could airnnb the shed? At least it's well insulated"
You Take Them
Cartoon shows two farmers indicating no thanks to a herd of cows as the rain swamps pastures "You take 'em" - "No really you should have them".