UK activists have resumed their attack on the dairy industry.
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.
Scattered rain over the past few weeks has been enough to encourage new pasture growth, helping to raise morale amongst Waikato’s farmers.
Te Hera Estate Vineyard is small by anyone’s standards and its output is destined to become even smaller this year after a spring frost wiped out approximately half of its potential grapes for the 2019 vintage.
Farmers across the top of the South Island are pinning their hopes on forecast rain to ease a drought some say is shaping up to be the worst since 2001.
Farmers across the top of the South Island are pinning their hopes on forecast rain to ease a drought some say is shaping up as the worst since 2001.
Damaging frosts typically occur after a cold, cloudy day followed by a still night with clear skies.