Displaying items by tag: southland

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:56

Self-contained farm takes top prize

A self-contained sheep and dairy farm has won the 2015 Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA) supreme winner award.

Published in Management
Sunday, 05 April 2015 00:00

Southland/Otago winners strive for best

The winners of the 2015 Southland-Otago Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year award say they strive to be the best.

Published in Rural Life
Sunday, 29 March 2015 00:00

Herd’s five-minute walk beats sticky slog

Staff can get cows to milking within five minutes in Southland’s chilly winter rather than slog round in a wet swede paddock.

Published in General News
Saturday, 07 March 2015 00:00

Too tough!

More calls are fielded by Federated Farmers Southland about tough immigration criteria for migrants than about any other issue, says the region’s president Russell MacPherson.

Published in General News
Saturday, 10 January 2015 00:00

Feedback sought on dog control

THE SOUTHLAND District Council is review its dog control bylaws policies and wants to hear from the public.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 December 2014 00:00

Swede findings next week?

DAIRYNZ says it is “finalising the findings” from initial blood and tissue samples from cows affected by what appeared to be swede toxicity problems last winter in Southland.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:00

US mega farms offer lessons

THE HIGH-INPUT housed dairying that predominates in the US should be a pointer for New Zealand farmers on managing such ventures, says Crowe Horwarth managing principal Neil McAra, Southland.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 10 October 2014 10:01

Farmer interviews for swedes study

ABOUT 120 Southland farmers will be interviewed as from next week as part of the study into what caused cows to become ill or die from eating swedes.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:10

Swede group focused on clear advice

THE INDUSTRY-LED working group looking at the issues with swedes affecting dairy cattle in Southland says a key priority will be developing clear and agreed advice for farmers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 09:52

Vigilance required after deaths

SOUTHLAND FARMERS are being advised to keep a close watch on cows that have been grazing or are grazing on swede crops after reports of illness, and in some cases death, on dairy farms.

Published in General News
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