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Wool Services International (WSI) is helping NZ Merino and Landcorp with plans to develop branded products linked back to the farm, says WSI Purelana manager Malcolm Ching.
The raising of six heavy power cables across the Waikato River last week was a milestone in lines company Unison’s work to energise 30 new dairy farms in the Taupo region.
STATE-OWNED FARMER Landcorp is setting out to model onfarm safety with a wide range of measures to safeguard staff.
WAIKITE STATION is set in the valley of the same name about 30 minutes drive south of Rotorua. It’s a beautiful area with commercial and lifestyle farms and is popular for its hot thermal pools.
LANDCORP AND Federated Farmers plan to talk in the next few weeks about issues including water allocation in the upper Waikato catchment.
FEDERATED FARMERS is to discuss with Landcorp the possibility that as many as 60 dairy farmers in the Upper Waikato River catchment may not have enough water to wash down their dairy sheds.
The problems caused by droughts in the far north have been well documented but a sometimes forgotten pasture species can help mitigate the impact. Gareth Gillatt reports.
TALL FESCUE is increasingly becoming the pasture of choice on some of Landcorp’s Northland farms in the face of increasingly severe summer droughts.