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.
Friday, February 14, 2020
For all drought information refer to Northland Regional Council: 0800 002 004
We all know that droughts can be long and relentless. Look after yourself, family, employees, and keep an eye on your neighbours.
Talk to trusted advisors and those who have survived this before, and make use of the help or support.
Concerns about your animals?
Categories: National, Northland, Waikato-Hauraki-Coromandel, Top of the South, North Canterbury
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
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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, August 15, 2019
Funding for soil conservation and regeneration.
The $1500 per hectare can potentially be used for enrichment planting if the land has erosion issues which make it marginal for farming.Click here for details
Categories: Top of the South, North Canterbury
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Perhaps the biggest hinderance to farmers' wellbeing is their lack of social life, says former police crisis negotiator Lance Burdett, who has begun his tour of the South Island to encourage wellness.
Make sure you book in!
Categories: National, Top of the South, West Coast, North Canterbury, Mid Canterbury, South Canterbury, Otago, Southland