Southland News & Events

Posted: Nov 4, 2021

Surfing for Farmers - Southland

Started by farmers, for farmers

Surfing for Farmers is about bringing farmers together, off-farm and into the surf to enchace wellbeing. There are 22 locations around New Zealand this Summer.

Posted: Nov 4, 2021

Preparing for COVID-19 On-Farm

Checklist for Farmers

It’s only a matter of time before a positive case of COVID-19 turns up on-farm. Is your business prepared if one does?

Photo credit: NZ Farm Life Media

Posted: Nov 17, 2021

Cow cockies and Covid.

Sam Owen, Dairy Operation Manager, Matamata-Piako

It is only a matter of time before Covid spreads its reach further into rural areas.  Planning is key to minimise distruption.  How would your primary producing business cope if you...
Posted: Nov 8, 2021

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

Check out this recorded free webinar on 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...
Posted: Nov 4, 2021

Velvetleaf Weed Management

Why velvetleaf is such a big problem for farms in Southland

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...
Posted: Sep 29, 2021

Farmstrong - Videos, Resources, Blog and Events

Farmstrong is a nationwide wellbeing programme for the rural community. Our aim is to help you live well to farm well.

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....
Posted: Aug 3, 2021

Are You Prepared for the Unexpected?

Do you have a farm business continuity plan?

Ensure your business is prepared for the unexpected. Download our Farm Business Continuity Plan for FREE! Our thanks to Civil Defence Emergency Management Southland for developing this...

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