Displaying items by tag: southland

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
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.

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