Displaying items by tag: Drought

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 14:38

Farmers facing dry conditions urged to plan ahead

With many regions experiencing increasingly dry weather, DairyNZ has put together some tips for farmers on managing challenging conditions.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 08:43

Compliance costs irk Naki farmers

Regulators are being urged to work with and not against farmers.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 March 2019 08:40

Drought bites top of the South

Farmers across the top of the South Island are pinning their hopes on forecast rain to ease a drought some say is shaping up to be the worst since 2001.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 09:35

Drying out

Reports from many regions say the green grass seen on farms in January has now turned brown.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 11:40

Hoping rain will head-off drought

Farmers across the top of the South Island are pinning their hopes on forecast rain to ease a drought some say is shaping up as the worst since 2001.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 12:14

Changing climate needs better water storage

Water storage is more important than ever as climate change causes more severe drought forecasts.

Published in General News
Saturday, 15 September 2018 08:55

Are you ready to withstand a big dry?

European scientists are forecasting that the next four years could be unusually warm.

Published in Management
Thursday, 30 August 2018 10:55

Oz farmers starting to pull the plug

Farmers in New South Wales are digging in to survive as the drought worsens. 

Published in World News
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 09:55

Southern drought official

All Southland plus Otago’s Queenstown Lakes, Central Otago and Clutha districts are now declared officially in drought.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 January 2018 09:48

Tax relief for drought-hit farmers

The Government is offering tax relief measures for farmers in drought-affected areas.

Published in General News
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