Friday, July 17, 2020
Categories: National, Bay of Plenty
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Friday, June 26, 2020
Passionate about the rural sector and people’s welfare, Southland Rural Support Trust chairwoman Cathie Cotter says the best aspect of her role is being there for farmers.
Categories: National, Southland
Friday, June 19, 2020
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Sharon Cousins, of Balclutha, is one of four temporary feed co-ordinators appointed by the Ministry for Primary Industries. Ms Cousins covers the Otago and Southland area while Tammy Johnson, who is based at DairyNZ, Lincoln, is the South Island feed co-ordinator. Two others are based in the North Island. The feed service is an initiative set up by the Feed Working Group, an MPI and industry collaboration to manage the impacts of drought and Covid-19. However, the continuation of the service is subject to a decision by MPI early next month, after it evaluates whether it is still needed.
Categories: National, Otago, Southland
Friday, June 12, 2020
Farmers in dry parts of North Canterbury are likely to get a phone call to check in on how they are doing as the region moves from drought to winter, says Claire Ford, coordinator for the North Canterbury Rural Support Trust, who are driving a phone tree campaign.
Categories: National, North Canterbury