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February 23, 2024 0 Comments
Rural mental health cases spike in Southland - Story by Federated Farmers in the Farmers Weekly

Rural mental health cases spike in Southland - Story by Federated Farmers in the Farmers Weekly

A combination of financial pressures, flooding, employment issues and isolation took a toll on Southland farmers’ mental health at the end 2023.   Southland Rural Support Trust...
January 12, 2024 0 Comments
B+LNZ - Computing for Farmers - Using Farm Data Workbook

B+LNZ - Computing for Farmers - Using Farm Data Workbook

This workbook has been updated following the completion of the RMPP (Red Meat Profit Partnership) and is designedto be used in a workshop setting, however, is suitable for one-on-one use for...
October 4, 2023 0 Comments
Dairy Women's Network - Navigating Dairy's New Landscape: 7 Steps to Surviving the Payout Challenge

Dairy Women's Network - Navigating Dairy's New Landscape: 7 Steps to Surviving the Payout Challenge

The dairy industry has been under immense pressure over the last 18 months and has faced challenges on many fronts including compliance and increased costs such as feed, fertilizer and...
September 20, 2023 0 Comments
Drop in Milk Payout an unwelcome start to the new season

Drop in Milk Payout an unwelcome start to the new season

The announcement late last week of the expected drop in milk payout was disappointing news for dairy farmers already busy with calving and now adding reviewing budgets to the long list of things...
August 9, 2023 0 Comments
Rural Support you can trust when under stress

Rural Support you can trust when under stress

Changes in physical appearance, changes in mood or changes in behaviour are key signs the Rural Support Trust says to look out for if someone is under stress.  “Watch out for signs...
August 9, 2023 0 Comments
Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery - advice, support, and funding from MPI

Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery - advice, support, and funding from MPI

A new package of financial support announced by the Government on 29 June is now available for businesses, orchards, and farms affected by the North Island weather events in early...
August 1, 2023 0 Comments
Support package for growers, farmers and businesses affected by North Island weather events

Support package for growers, farmers and businesses affected by North Island weather events

The package will be available to businesses in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Tairāwhiti, Hawke's Bay, Tararua, and Wairarapa. 

July 4, 2023 0 Comments
Insurance Advice from FMG post Cyclone Gabrielle

Insurance Advice from FMG post Cyclone Gabrielle

FMG know many people are beginning to turn their heads to assessing damage and making a claim.

To help they have provided some advice.

February 16, 2023 0 Comments
Need Internet?

Need Internet?

The Remote Users Scheme allows eligible households and communities in the most remote areas - where broadband is not currently available and there is only access to voice calling and...
December 19, 2022 0 Comments
Free short courses with Dairy Training

Free short courses with Dairy Training

  Dairy Training also deliver programmes on behalf of Wintec and PrimaryITO. These include the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management, the New Zealand Certificate in...
October 23, 2022 0 Comments
BEMP Calculator Webinar - Dairy Women's Network

BEMP Calculator Webinar - Dairy Women's Network

DWN have created an interactive spreadsheet for you to use to calculate your farm’s BEMP – the price that you need to reach to meet all the expenses of your business. Purchase this...
October 8, 2022 0 Comments

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