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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

Positions available – lambing & calving

Positions available – lambing & calving

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two short-term farming positions available at Glenroy Farm, southern New Zealand over the spring period. Sheep and Dairy.

Befriending calves works well

Befriending calves works well

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Calves that are stroked by people early in their life gain weight more quickly than animals that are not stroked.

Beware the droopy eyelid!

Beware the droopy eyelid!

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new inherited disease that causes ptosis has been discovered in Finland.

X-rays help yields & pollution

X-rays help yields & pollution

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Unexpected discovery in a pea and bean crop leads to new tools to help farmers.

World Wetlands Day Celebrated

World Wetlands Day Celebrated

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally on the 2nd February every year. The Waituna Landcare Group and the Gorge Road

Farmer well-being is important

Farmer well-being is important

| August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

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

Employment rules need shake-up now

Employment rules need shake-up now

| July 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

It's not a job for the faint-hearted and you can see why contractors don't want to have just anyone in

Slow release, sensed irrigation a huge breakthrough

Slow release, sensed irrigation a huge breakthrough

| July 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The device has been complemented by a piece of software which takes into account the local context, such as plant

More carbon dioxide good for forests

More carbon dioxide good for forests

| July 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

... they can take up more gas while losing less water...

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