Displaying items by tag: southland

Wednesday, 14 October 2020 05:55

Wintering research launch in Southland

Southern dairy farmers will have a front-row seat in designing, approving and testing a new wintering system in Southland.

Published in General News

Rural groups are banding together to support farmers dealing with challenging weather conditions in Otago and Southland.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 07:55

Council tasked with making unworkable work

Following a meeting between farmer representatives and environment and ag ministers, Environment Southland will be setting up a local advisory group for freshwater rules.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 11:02

What’s going on in southland? — Editorial

OPINION: It is hard to fathom exactly what’s going to happen in Southland in light of the impact of the Government’s new freshwater regulations.

Published in Opinion
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
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 09:15

Farmers praised for winter grazing effort

Favourable weather conditions and best management practices have lifted winter grazing standards in Southland this year, says Federated Farmers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 12:55

Southland waits and hopes

Southland is on the knife edge as farmers struggle to grow enough feed to get their stock through winter.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 June 2020 09:43

Southland teeters on the brink

While Hawkes Bay and other parts of the country are suffering drought, Southland is facing different problems.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 13:08

Southland on the brink

Southland is teetering on the edge of a bad situation, according to DairyNZ’s lead consulting officer in the South Island, Tony Finch.

Published in General News
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