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New test helps reduce environmental pollution

New test helps reduce environmental pollution

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Scientist develops simple technique to reduce environmental pollution caused by nitrogen compounds.

Dairy farm firm goes into liquidation

Dairy farm firm goes into liquidation

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Southland Times reports that a company that owned a Southland dairy farm has been put into voluntary liquidation by

New dairy conversion rule introduced

New dairy conversion rule introduced

| April 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Transitional policy means all new dairy conversions must obtain resource consent before becoming operational.

Interesting times at Lake Waituna

Interesting times at Lake Waituna

| January 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

In the past six weeks we've had little rain, it's dry, there's no run-off from any farming activity.

Balers better than sheeptrucks in UK

Balers better than sheeptrucks in UK

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Jim Webster Another month and still a trickle of FMD cases in the north of England. The cordon around

Ignorance, stupidity or a calculated risk?

Ignorance, stupidity or a calculated risk?

| February 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

A string of recent incidents where farmers have committed what amounts to environmental vandalism without a resource consent has bemused

Footbath could save bees and end varroa mite

Footbath could save bees and end varroa mite

| July 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

One of the biggest world wide threats to honey bees, the varroa mite, could soon be about to meet its

Vaccine against Neospora a step closer

Vaccine against Neospora a step closer

| July 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

An effective vaccine against a parasite-borne disease called neosporosis may be a few steps closer to development, thanks to US

Farms still selling well in south of NZ

Farms still selling well in south of NZ

| July 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

The rural property market continued to outpace the residential property market in June with continued strong prices and sales, according

New winter grazing rules for south

New winter grazing rules for south

| April 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

The quality of water in creeks, streams and rivers all over Southland should improve this winter ...