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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.
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.
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.
THE HEAVY snow showers falling in Southland and Otago have come at a bad time with most dairy farmers well into calving.
SOUTHLAND FARMERS are advised to move stock to sheltered areas with snow forecast to near sea level on Sunday.
The 2014 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards will take place in 11 regions, including a merged Southland/Otago region.
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.
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.
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.