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Dairy Women's Network - Today's Calf, Tomorrow's Cow - Calf Expo

Dairy Women's Network - Today's Calf, Tomorrow's Cow - Calf Expo

DWN - Calf Rearing Expo - Taranaki, Waikato, Canterbury & Southland

May 27, 2022 0 Comments
Moving Day Top 8 Tips

Moving Day Top 8 Tips

The build up to moving day and the day itself is a massive event on the farming calendar.    Local farmers have shared some of their tips that maybe helpful.

May 21, 2022 0 Comments
Searching for Surplus Feed

Searching for Surplus Feed

Searching for Surplus Feed 

If you feel you have more than enough feed on hand to manage your own feed needs through till spring, it would be great if you would consider making it available for sale to farmers in areas that are experiencing drought conditionshttps://www.mpi.govt.nz/

May 18, 2022 0 Comments
National Feed Coordination Service

National Feed Coordination Service

Feed Coordiantion Service - April 2022

April 8, 2022 0 Comments
No rain, but a perfect Storm

No rain, but a perfect Storm

Southland farmers are reeling from the combined impacts of COVID-19 and a long dry period

March 26, 2022 0 Comments
Update from WellSouth -  who is the Primary Health Network for Otago and Southland

Update from WellSouth - who is the Primary Health Network for Otago and Southland

February 24, 2022 0 Comments
COVID-19 On farm Self Isolation or Quarantine - What you need to know

COVID-19 On farm Self Isolation or Quarantine - What you need to know

This webinar is your opportunity to hear what will be considered when a Medical Officer of Health makes a decision on whether or not you can isolate and continue to work on farm. Dr Michael Butchard, Medical...
Velvetleaf Weed Management

Velvetleaf Weed Management

Velvetleaf is a pest weed that's been found on farms across New Zealand and in Southland. We want your help to stop its spread. Find out what you can do, and get up-to-date information on the situation.
Farmstrong - Videos, Resources, Blog and Events

Farmstrong - Videos, Resources, Blog and Events

Getting started - Your wellbeing can increase or decrease depending on what you do and how you think. Increasing wellbeing builds resilience to face the many pressures involved in farming. Being more...

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Starting the conversation...

Starting the conversation...

To combat the silence and stigma related to mental unwellness, Taranaki born and bred artist Paul Rangiwahia created "The Top Six Inches" using the analogy for not only where the majority of the plant roots sit in the soil but also the top six inches of the brain where resilience is developed by farmers who take care of their...
June 18, 2022 0 Comments
Time Out Tour - Andy Thompson from The Rural Roundup talks to Matt Chisholm

Time Out Tour - Andy Thompson from The Rural Roundup talks to Matt Chisholm

Andy Thompson from The Rural Roundup caught up with Matt Chisholm over the weekend about our Time Out Tour starting this week in Southland.

June 13, 2022 0 Comments
Dairy Women's Network - Today's Calf, Tomorrow's Cow - Calf Expo

Dairy Women's Network - Today's Calf, Tomorrow's Cow - Calf Expo

DWN - Calf Rearing Expo - Taranaki, Waikato, Canterbury & Southland

May 27, 2022 0 Comments
DairyNZ - Talking Dairy Podcast Series - Episode 36  "Rural Women are Struggling too"

DairyNZ - Talking Dairy Podcast Series - Episode 36 "Rural Women are Struggling too"

Listen to Southland Dairy Farmer and the woman behind the Thriving Farming Women Group, Loshni Manikam.

May 23, 2022 0 Comments
Moving Day Top 8 Tips

Moving Day Top 8 Tips

The build up to moving day and the day itself is a massive event on the farming calendar.    Local farmers have shared some of their tips that maybe helpful.

May 21, 2022 0 Comments
Searching for Surplus Feed

Searching for Surplus Feed

Searching for Surplus Feed  If you feel you have more than enough feed on hand to manage your own feed needs through till spring, it would be great if you would consider making it available for sale to farmers in areas that are experiencing drought conditionshttps://www.mpi.govt.nz/
May 18, 2022 0 Comments
Changes to the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle

Changes to the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle

Have your say The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has reviewed the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle. It determined the code requires amendments to incorporate: advances in animal...
Dry Autumn in Waikato and South Auckland leads to drought classification

Dry Autumn in Waikato and South Auckland leads to drought classification

Drought conditions affecting the primary sector in the Waikato and South Auckland were today classified as a medium-scale adverse event, enabling a package of support for farmers and growers. 

Volcanic Hazards on and around Mt Ruapehu

Volcanic Hazards on and around Mt Ruapehu

If Ruapehu erupts, what are the potential volcanic hazards it would generate, and how far might they travel?

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