Tuesday, 03 December 2019 10:55

Hail hard on Canterbury crops

Crops across a swath of Canterbury’s arable heartland have been damaged or lost to a couple of hailstorms which swept up the South Island’s east coast late last month.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 November 2019 09:55

Summer feed options

Feed shortages happen every summer. Ian Williams, Pioneer forage specialist explains some options to fill the feed gap.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 11:55

Great, average or poor summer?

LIC national FarmWise manager, Edward Hardie on the decisions dairy farmers need to make now for a good summer.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 08 November 2019 11:42

Euro sprayer industry to get a shake-up

Prolonged drought in Australia and a downturn in agriculture in the US and Ukraine are affecting the European farm machinery sector.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 08 July 2019 11:55

Minimising winter grazing damage

While winter feed crops are crucial in Simon O’Meara’s farm system, the West Otago sheep and beef farmer is making changes to cut their damage to the environment.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 07:55

Activists’ aerial attack

Farmers are bracing for a major animal rights campaign against their winter grazing practices.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:55

Good stock handling averts mud hazard

“Wet and muddy winter conditions increase the risks to the welfare of livestock,” says Kate Littin, Ministry for Primary Industries manager animal welfare.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 13 June 2019 08:55

Support valued — survey

A recent survey has highlighted the important role of the Rural Trust Support during natural disasters.

Published in General News

With winter setting in, farmers are being reminded to keep an eye on animal welfare.

Published in General News

Most of New Zealand has just been through yet another long dry spell which has translated to poor feed supply and quality for both the girls in herd and R2’s arriving home.

Published in Farm Health
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