Blue Sky Meats Unveils New Brand, Delivers Strong Q1 Performance
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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Blue Sky Meats Unveils New Brand, Delivers Strong Q1 Performance

Business Hub - Aug 13, 2019

A new look for Southland meat processor Blue Sky Meats will now see the company’s main brand called Blue Sky Pastures. Chief Executive Todd Grave unveiled the…

Fonterra Forecasts Up To $675m Loss For Year
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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Fonterra Forecasts Up To $675m Loss For Year

News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

Dairy giant Fonterra is forecasting another big loss as it writes down the value of underperforming overseas assets. The co-operative is forecasting a loss of between $590…

Southland Farmer Develops Water Monitoring System
Farming, Southland
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Farming, Southland
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Southland Farmer Develops Water Monitoring System

News Desk - Aug 06, 2019

Outspoken Southland farmer Ray McCrostie is on a quest to find out about the land under his gumboots. He's developing a low cost, portable water-quality monitoring station…

Bison Encounter Highlight Of Three-week USA Exchange For Southland Student
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Bison Encounter Highlight Of Three-week USA Exchange For Southland Student

News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

A Southland student has added wandering bison to her list of potential traffic hazards when driving overseas. Kayla Calder, 17, who’s from Dipton, has just returned from…

Silere Alpine Origin Merino Showcased By Major UK Online Retailer
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Silere Alpine Origin Merino Showcased By Major UK Online Retailer

News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

Silere Alpine Origin Merino lamb is now being showcased by the UK’s leading online supermarket retailer. The product, a joint venture between 100 per cent farmer-owned co-operative…

M Bovis Levy Comes Into Effect In September
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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M Bovis Levy Comes Into Effect In September

News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

As part of a government industry agreement, dairy farmers are required to cover 30 percent of the estimated $880 million cost of eradicating the cattle disease, Mycoplasma…

Mild Winter Brings Relief For South Otago Farmers
Clutha, Farming
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Clutha, Farming
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Mild Winter Brings Relief For South Otago Farmers

News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

Farmers in South Otago are relieved by the mild start to winter, with fears a drought was imminent in the autumn. The usually lush Clutha Southland region…

Making Fence Posts From Used Plastic
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Making Fence Posts From Used Plastic

News Desk - Jul 09, 2019

While putting up a fence around an old rubbish dump, South Auckland fencer and farmer Jerome Wenzlick was disgusted by the amount of plastic he was having…

Gore District Council and Mataura Valley Milk Sign Agreement
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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Gore District Council and Mataura Valley Milk Sign Agreement

Business Hub - Jun 27, 2019

The Gore District Council and Mataura Valley Milk today (27 June) signed an agreement confirming the company’s financial contribution for its premium nutritional processing plant on the…

Register Your Seat For Farmers Seminar
Farming, What's On
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Farming, What's On
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Register Your Seat For Farmers Seminar

Notices - Jun 23, 2019

A seminar for farmers presented by Fish IT fish hydrolysate liquid fertiliser and Terragen Biotech. Speakers Peter Norwood - Renowned Australian agronomist and speaker Peter Norwood will…