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Targeting by Environment Southland slammed

Targeting by Environment Southland slammed

| November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Southland Times reports of the controversial targeting of stock truck companies last winter by Environment Southland.

Wool prices ease slightly

Wool prices ease slightly

| November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mr John Dawson, General Manager for New Zealand Wool Services International Limited reports that the 7,174 bales of North Island

Farm profits expected to be lower

Farm profits expected to be lower

| November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012/13 season is expected to be more subdued for pastoral farm businesses as product prices come off recent highs,

Native trees, bird pressure and vineyards…

Native trees, bird pressure and vineyards…

| November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Janette Busch With the increased plantings of vineyards throughout New Zealand the problem of grape damage by birds has

Dairy footprint smaller than in the 40s

Dairy footprint smaller than in the 40s

| November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

With all the talk of carbon footprints these days it is interesting to note recent research from Cornell University has

Online calculators to help with N use

Online calculators to help with N use

| November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

A broader range of online calculators developed to assist farmers to gauge the possible benefits of using urea treated with

Cattle like salt, too

Cattle like salt, too

| November 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

As a rule, mature beef cattle need one ounce or less of salt a day.

Prozac for dogs, almost

Prozac for dogs, almost

| November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The makers of Prozac have adapted their product to lessen anxiety in dogs.

ES admits untruths in court

ES admits untruths in court

| November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Southland Times reports that an Environment Southland compliance officer has effectively acknowledged under cross examination in court that the

Killer disease striking down US honey bees

Killer disease striking down US honey bees

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Colony Collapse Disorder has caused the most serious die-off of honey bee colonies across the US.