A newly released study suggests major irrigation projects in Kaipara and the mid-north of Northland could create hundreds of jobs and boost the regional economy by tens of millions annually.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:55

Northland farmers upbeat despite drought

Northland dairy farmers are still “amazingly upbeat” despite the drought declaration, says Northland Rural Support Trust secretary/coordinator Julie Jonkers.

Published in General News

Drought has cost Northland dearly in recent years, but a new study shows more than 90,000ha of it could potentially be irrigated offering greater protection from dry weather and contributing millions to the local economy.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 July 2016 13:55

Spike in leptospirosis in Northland

After a spike in cases of leptospirosis in Northland, farmers are being urged to take care around animals and to vaccinate their livestock.

Published in General News
Friday, 01 April 2016 14:30

Tactical OAD milking helps cow condition

Good results have been seen in boosting profitability from pasture management on two Northland 'partner farms'.

Published in Farm Health

Investment in dairy farm effluent systems and stock exclusion have shown good results in Northland and are a good news story, says the Northland Regional Council.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 15:26

Keep the farmer voice alive in Northland

Northlanders are encouraged to get out and support their rural community when the region's biggest agricultural event is held later this week.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 18:00

Northland dairy farms set record for compliance

A record number of Northland dairy farms achieved full environmental compliance last season.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 13:25

Cow condition a worry in Northland

A Northland farm consultant is concerned at the loss in cow condition over the last two months.

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
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