Displaying items by tag: southland

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 11:15

Southland road conditions ‘treacherous’

The Southland District Council is advising drivers in central Southland against unnecessary travel, due to widespread icy conditions.

Published in General News
Monday, 15 June 2015 07:16

Swede answers slow to emerge

Nine months since reports of cows collapsing on swede crops in Southland, the exact cause of the casualties is still uncertain.

Published in General News
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
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