Archive for March, 2013

Gravel pit becomes wetland

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gravel pit becomes wetland

With a good level of water in Polly’s Pond, we are seeing the return of wildlife to the area.

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Gorge Road School Waituna Ambassadors on the Job

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gorge Road School Waituna Ambassadors on the Job

First day on the job was a planting session at the Gravel Pit.

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Remember when, 2008: No Mexican standoff PLEASE

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Remember when, 2008: No Mexican standoff PLEASE

Murmurs of animosity and past rivalries between the co-operatives have Natural Producers Chairman Murray Rohloff concerned that the Mega-Merger negotiations are heading toward a Mexican Stand-Off.

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Legumes can help reduce fertiliser spend

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Legumes can help reduce fertiliser spend

┬áThe high cost of fertilizer has caused many farmers to take a second look at how they spend their fertilizer dollar. Still, the use of fertilizer continues to be important to continue productivity of cropland, hayfields and pastures according to Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist from Missouri, US. Crops and hayfields are especially at risk if […]

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Remember when, 2008: Hart says much for meat industry to consider

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Remember when, 2008: Hart says much for meat industry to consider

This series of articles looks back at the previous attempt to fix the problems facing the meat industry. In 2008, the Meat Industry Action Group managed to get meat companies talking and get farmers active. Despite this nothing came of their efforts. This series may just act as a reminder of what we as farmers […]

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Remember when, 2008: Scottish farmers also looking at lamb marketing

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Remember when, 2008: Scottish farmers also looking at lamb marketing

This series of articles looks back at the previous attempt to fix the problems facing the meat industry. In 2008, the Meat Industry Action Group managed to get meat companies talking and get farmers active. Despite this nothing came of their efforts. This series may just act as a reminder of what we as farmers […]

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