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New dairy factory gets closer

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
New dairy factory gets closer

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

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Views on establishing wetlands sought

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Views on establishing wetlands sought

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

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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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Befriending calves works well

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Befriending calves works well

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

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