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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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Candy for cows has potential

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Candy for cows has potential

It’s a free-choice type of supplement in a block form — sort of like a big, 250-pound piece of candy for livestock

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