Thursday, 13 June 2019 08:55

Support valued — survey

A recent survey has highlighted the important role of the Rural Trust Support during natural disasters.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:33

Farmers, it’s good to talk

Perhaps the biggest hinderance to farmers' wellbeing is their lack of social life, says former police crisis negotiator Lance Burdett, who has begun his tour of the South Island to encourage wellness.

Published in General News

The Government is giving an extra $400,000 to help West Coasters recover from the devastating March floods.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 April 2019 10:26

Pasture growth raises morale

Scattered rain over the past few weeks has been enough to encourage new pasture growth, helping to raise morale amongst Waikato’s farmers.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 10:56

Rural support trust gears up

The Rural Support Trust will be gearing up as the Mycoplasma bovis eradication plan moves into action, says Neil Bateup, chairman of the Rural Support Trust national council.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 07:55

Greenlea goes extra mile

A new Hyundai Santé Fe has been donated to the Waikato Rural Support Trust by Greenlea Premier Meats Ltd.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 10:05

Drought declaration extended to South Island

Droughts in two South Island districts have now been declared medium-scale adverse events.
Published in General News
Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:55

How will Northland cope next season?

The weather in the next two months will play a big part in how dairy farmers in Northland cope in the new season. That’s the view of DairyNZ’s regional leader in the province, Chris Neill.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 09:55

Thousands of cows shifted, dried off

At least 7000 dairy livestock have been affected in the recent storms in Waikato and Bay of Plenty alone and hundreds of hectares of pasture and maize crops have been damaged, DairyNZ reports.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 08:55

Floods hit hard

Some dairy farmers in flood-hit Edgecumbe face hefty financial pressure as the impact of the floods is realised.

Published in General News
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