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Wednesday, 05 February 2020 09:45

Shocking photos reveal extent of Southland flooding

Farmers in Southland are sharing the effects of three days of heavy rain.

Published in General News
Monday, 03 February 2020 10:59

Farmers share extent of South Island rain

Significant rainfall battered parts of the South Island overnight, prompting some farmers to share videos on social media.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:55

Groups aim to unite town and country

Southland farmers are creating unique community groups for town and country in response to escalating environmental rules.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 10:34

Joint effort needed to manage velvetleaf

Southland landowners are being urged to continue to be proactive in the fight against the pest weed velvetleaf, as the next phase of the response gets underway.
Published in General News
Friday, 28 October 2016 15:26

Farmer sentenced for illegal earthworks

A Northern Southland farmer had his actions described as “reckless” during a sentencing at the Invercargill District Court this morning.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 09:55

Southland hub to supply Fonterra

The new Southern Dairy Hub in Invercargill will start milking cows next season.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 08:00

Strong winds wreak havoc

Dairy farmers in Otago and Southland have taken a hit from unseasonal high winds that have demolished haybarns and generally disrupted their farming.

Published in General News
Friday, 25 September 2015 07:14

Low grass growth hits milk yield

The Southland winter-spring, with prolonged incessant rain, cold wind and low sunshine hours, have depressed grass growth well below normal.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 07:00

Southland drowns, losses mount

A cold wet winter and the low payout is a disaster for Southland dairy farmers, says DairyNZ.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 07:00

Better stump up help now

This season threw up a big challenge for dairy farmers in the low payout, but all hoped the weather might have been kind.

Published in Opinion
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