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WLG helps farmers with riparian management

WLG helps farmers with riparian management

Thanks to funding from the Department of Conservation Arawai Kakariki¬† Waituna Wetlands project, the Waituna Landcare Group is able to offer farmers assistance with their riparian planting programme, employing local, Peter Stewart, to do this work. Peter is now working on six farms in the Waituna Catchment, undertaking planting, clearing of plants and weed control. […]

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Farmer well-being is important

| August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Farmer well-being is important

While farmers’ well-being at work is not directly visible to the consumer, it forms an important part of responsible food production.

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60% more wheat needed by 2050

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
60% more wheat needed by 2050

Wheat is a major staple crop worldwide but its production has not reached demand in 10 of the 15 past years

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It’s a dog’s life

| December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
It’s a dog’s life

In another life would you want to come back as a dog? If the answer is yes …

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Guilty accountant to pay for ethics breach

| December 22, 2012 | 1 Comment
Guilty accountant to pay for ethics breach

Invercargill accountant James Hennessy has been ordered to pay $19,376 in costs after pleading guilty to …

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More than one cause of mismatched lambs

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
More than one cause of mismatched lambs

¬†By Joanne Marshall When one of a set of twins is twice the size of his mate you’ve got problems – especially when the ewe decides she only likes the big lamb. While it’s one thing to try and find a solution for problems like this it’s yet another to find out exactly what causes […]

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Making the most of your computer mistakes

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Making the most of your computer mistakes

We’ve all done something we knew we shouldn’t have and kicked ourselves afterwards.

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Nait nothing but an irritation

| November 10, 2012 | 1 Comment
Nait nothing but an irritation

Nait is causing nothing but trouble and confusion as far as I can see. The stock agents still …

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Alliance Group announces huge loss

| November 9, 2012 | 1 Comment
Alliance Group announces huge loss

Sheep and beef farmers, particularly those in the south, will have a good reason to gasp when they read of the huge loss reported by Alliance Group today.

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Milking trial reveals plenty on deer lactation

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Milking trial reveals plenty on deer lactation

Once hinds got into the pattern of regular milking they produced about 700 ml per day, but this increased to about 900 ml per day …

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