Getting in early can keep issues manageable. If you or someone you know in the rural community need help, contact us on 0800 787 254, or simply complete our contact form.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
The sounds of rural Taranaki will be brought to life playfully and surprisingly by a collaboration of participants in Farm Music. Read on or
If you would like to find out more, or join the project, please email the Producer Sally Barnett at firstname.lastname@example.org or join the Facebook group Farm Music Taranaki https://www.facebook.com/groups/farmmusictaranaki/about/
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Feed planning service flyer
MPI and partner agencies DairyNZ, Beef + Lamb NZ, AgFirst and Federated Farmers are providing remote feed planning support to farmers.
This service is based on level of need and operates on three levels:
1. In the first instance, we’ll work out how much feed you need. A call to an industry or levy body will get you a free stock take assessment of your feed planning needs.
2. In the second instance, where it’s required, we can offer more advice and practical support. An advisor will help you understand what needs to be done and how you can go about it.
3. Finally, we can also refer you to someone who can offer more in-depth support. We can refer you to a farm systems consultant, who can provide help over the phone or visit if it is a serious animal welfare issue. Please note this level 3 support is not free.
Please call one of these toll-free numbers:
Categories: National, Northland, Waikato-Hauraki-Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Taranaki, Manawatu-Rangitikei, Ruapehu-Whanganui, Top of the South, West Coast, North Canterbury, Mid Canterbury, South Canterbury, Otago, Southland
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Your regional Rural Support Trust (RST) is on-hand to support farmers being affected by M. bovis.
Our services are free and confidential.
As well as someone to talk to about your concerns, we can help you navigate through the process. We have training in and experience with the M. bovis programme, and know how it works.
Whatever your experience looks like, we can help in many ways including:
Depending on the individual farming operation it can be a lengthy process, involving a number of M. bovis Programme teams and RSTs offer support throughout the process and the ability to help shift things along if they get stuck.
We are rural people, helping rural people – we are farming people who understand the challenges of rural life.
Just call 0800 787 254 (0800 RURAL HELP). There are Rural Support Trust branches all over the country. Ringing 0800 787 254 will connect you to help in your area.
Supporting Our Rural Community
0800 RURAL HELP