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COVID on Farm Help

COVID on Farm Help

There may be farmers who test positive to COVID19 or as a close contact need to isolate.

January 31, 2022 0 Comments
Surfing for Farmers - Marlborough

Surfing for Farmers - Marlborough

Marlborough is lucky enough to have just been added to the Surfing for Farmers areas. 

November 22, 2021 0 Comments
FUNDING AVAILABLE

FUNDING AVAILABLE

Do you know of a rural Marlborough sports group or an art group or individual that need funding?

February 9, 2022 0 Comments
PREPARING FOR COVID-19-WINEGROWERS CHECKLIST

PREPARING FOR COVID-19-WINEGROWERS CHECKLIST

Is your business able to carry on should one of your staff contract COVID 19?

January 20, 2022 0 Comments
ON FARM COVID19 PLAN

ON FARM COVID19 PLAN

As with all farming businesses it is important dairy farms also have a plan in place if Covid 19 hits.

November 26, 2021 0 Comments
WORKING WITH THE BANK IN TOUGH TIMES

WORKING WITH THE BANK IN TOUGH TIMES

Wanting some tips on surviving and growing in tough times and how best to communicate with your bank? Know a young farmer starting out?

November 22, 2021 0 Comments
COVID19

COVID19

Do you have questions regarding what happens if you, a family member or employee test positive with COVID19?

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Asking for help shouldn’t be the hardest thing we do in life, says Otago Federated Farmers' Luke Kane.

Asking for help shouldn’t be the hardest thing we do in life, says Otago Federated Farmers' Luke Kane.

Rural Life story - 23 November 2022

Luke Kane shares what it is like dealing with losing a family member to suicide.

November 23, 2022 0 Comments
Surfing for Farmers Southland

Surfing for Farmers Southland

Surfing for Farmers (SFF) will be kicking off in Southland on Thursday 24 November at either Colac Bay, Riverton Rocks or Monkey Island!
November 15, 2022 0 Comments
The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Body - Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Body - Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

If you’ve ever spent a night tossing and turning, you already know how you’ll feel the next day — tired, cranky, and out of sorts. But missing out on the recommended 7 to 9 hours of shut-eye nightly does more than make you feel groggy and grumpy.

November 15, 2022 0 Comments
Transporting farm & hunting dogs across Cook Strait

Transporting farm & hunting dogs across Cook Strait

With 4.5 hours between checking in and disembarking, keeping your dogs safe and comfortable requires planning and appropriate carrying facilities - especially on a hot sunny day.

 

 

November 14, 2022 0 Comments
"Stop & Pop" to check for nests

"Stop & Pop" to check for nests

Blair Shortall from FMG joins Andy Thompson from The Rural Roundup to discuss tractor fires and why farmers should 'Stop & Pop'! FMG tractor advice worth listening to!
November 9, 2022 0 Comments
Rural Riders - Mountain biking for our rural community in Taupo, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Mt Hutt and Manawatu.

Rural Riders - Mountain biking for our rural community in Taupo, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Mt Hutt and Manawatu.

Rural Riders is back!! Come along with your family and friends to your local free Rural Riders event this summer! Bring your mountain or e-bike and enjoy an hour or two on the track with a nice cold refreshment to finish.
November 8, 2022 0 Comments
Stink Bug Campaign Ramps Up

Stink Bug Campaign Ramps Up

BMSB infests several horticultural crops, causing damage to flowers, stems, leaves and fruit of host plants. Significant crops likely to be affected in New Zealand include apples, corn, wine grapes, kiwifruit, and...
Surfing for Farmers - 2022/2023 Summer

Surfing for Farmers - 2022/2023 Summer

Started by farmers, for farmers

Bringing farmers together, off-farm and into the surf to enhance well-being

Shear 4 A Cause 24 Shearathon - West Otago

Shear 4 A Cause 24 Shearathon - West Otago

SHEAR 4 A CAUSE 24hr Shearathon are raising money for six of New Zealand's leading charities. These funds will help them continue to be a lifeline and a service for all communities to access.

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