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Monday, 15 September 2014 09:16

Vets at forefront of swede sickness

COWS THAT have become ill, with some dying, after grazing on swede crops has seen veterinarians in Southland practices at the forefront of dealing with this animal health issue.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 August 2014 17:00

Heavy snow comes at bad time

THE HEAVY snow showers falling in Southland and Otago have come at a bad time with most dairy farmers well into calving.

Published in General News

SOUTHLAND FARMERS are advised to move stock to sheltered areas with snow forecast to near sea level on Sunday.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:45

Southland and Otago merge for awards

The 2014 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards will take place in 11 regions, including a merged Southland/Otago region.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 08:38

Reunion of 'Bloody Friday' Protesters

A reunion will be held on Saturday, June 8 at the Corinthian Conventions Centre at the Invercargill Workingmen's Club to mark the 35th anniversary of the Southland Farmers' Protest on the streets of Invercargill.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 14:48

Milk for Schools takes next step

More than 150 Southland and Otago primary schools are today being invited to be among the first schools in the country to receive free milk for their students under the nationwide Fonterra Milk for Schools programme.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 March 2013 09:23

Southland river levels drop

Environment Southland is closely monitoring river and groundwater levels as dry weather continues in the region, with no significant rain predicted until next Friday, March 15.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 January 2013 09:28

Flooding closes Southland roads

More roads have been closed because of flooding throughout the Southland District.

Published in General News
Monday, 02 April 2012 09:31

Southland dairy winners share strengths

The big winners at the 2012 Southland Dairy Industry Awards are newcomers to the province, who share common interests and business strengths.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 14:07

Make most of the rain- DairyNZ

Despite good levels of rainfall throughout the region, dairy farmers in South Otago and Southland are still managing difficult dry conditions.

Published in General News
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