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Forget the ear tags … buy the animals …

Forget the ear tags … buy the animals …

| January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

For sale: Five ear tags – animals attached and thrown in…. Yeah Right!! Farmers sick of the hassle of avoiding

New dairy factory gets closer

New dairy factory gets closer

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Southland' newest dairy factory edges closer to completion and draws much interest from would-be shareholders.

Views on establishing wetlands sought

Views on establishing wetlands sought

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Farmers with an interest in the establishment of wetlands on their properties are being invited to take part in a

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

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 | 4 Comments

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