Displaying items by tag: El Nino

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 08:55

El Nino no-show helps Miraka suppliers

The no-show of El Nino has been a boon to farmers supplying Miraka, the Maori owned dairy company located near Taupo.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 February 2016 13:25

Think ahead in dealing with cow’s heat stress

Heat stressed cows eat less with a consequent drop in milk production, says Jenny Weston, president of the dairy cattle branch of the New Zealand Veterinary Association.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 04 February 2016 07:55

Help cows chill out

A cool cow in summer is a happy cow, says DairyNZ animal welfare team manager Chris Leach.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 12:25

No El Nino or bounce back yet!

Well, it was supposed to be a dry summer, but all it has done here in Northland is rain!

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 09:55

Drought relief extended – despite recent rains

Events are often moved indoors because of rain, but seldom are they moved outdoors because of it.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 January 2016 13:24

More rain needed - MPI

MPI says while recent rains have brought welcome respite from dry weather in much of the country, farmers in drought-affected regions will feel the impact of El Niño for months.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 14:42

Irrigating farmers coping well with El Nino

While drought conditions persist in many parts of the country, some irrigating farmers are coping well, says IrrigationNZ.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 09:55

Rain brings more confidence

Although it has been variable across the country, recent rain has brought confidence to many farmers, says DairyNZ general manager extension, Andrew Reid.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 January 2016 09:33

El Nino still climate driver

El Nino will still be the main climate driver for the next three months or perhaps even longer despite recent rain, says Chris Brandolino, principal scientist forecasting at NIWA.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 January 2016 11:21

El Nino brings mixed bag

Despite recent rain, farmers in drought-affected parts of New Zealand will continue to feel the impacts of El Niño for months, as NIWA's latest seasonal outlook indicates.

Published in General News
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