Displaying items by tag: WINTER GRAZING

Thursday, 10 June 2021 10:55

Reducing winter grazing risks

A Southland farmer believes careful planning is the key to mitigating potential risks of grazing livestock on fodder crops during the winter.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 02 June 2021 17:55

Planning the key to successful winter grazing

A Southland farmer believes careful planning is the key to mitigating potential risks of grazing livestock on fodder crops during the winter.

Published in Management

Environment Southland says it's had good support from the farming community for its fly-over of farms in the region checking there is compliance for the upcoming winter grazing season.

Published in General News
Thursday, 06 May 2021 13:55

Capturing the benefits of catch crops

Winter forage grazing is used extensively in the South Island as a low-cost system to feed dairy cows and build body condition prior to calving in late winter.

Published in Management
Thursday, 15 April 2021 11:55

Winter grazing contracts must be in place

The Winter Grazing Action Group (WGAG) is stressing to farmers the importance of having grazing contracts in place for the coming season.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 25 March 2021 08:55

Editorial: Sensible pause

OPINION: Finally the Government has made a sensible move to temporarily pause the implementation of the impractical rules that accompany its proposed regulations on winter grazing.

Published in Opinion

Farmers are welcoming the Government’s decision to delay intensive winter grazing (IWG) rules until May next year.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 December 2020 09:17

Winter grazing advice presented to ministers

A group formed to look at implementation of intensive winter grazing regulations has delivered its advice to the Government.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 08:55

Advisory group for winter grazing

An advisory group will be formed to advise the Government on winter grazing rules proposed for Southland.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 06:55

Graziers quitting!

Some Southland farmers who graze dairy cattle in winter say they will not do it next year.

Published in General News
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