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Alliance Group Announces Annual Roadshows Programme
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Alliance Group Announces Annual Roadshows Programme

News Desk - Aug 03, 2020

Farmers are invited to attend Alliance Group’s 2020 Annual Roadshows over September and October. Twenty-three meetings will be held across the country, starting out in Omihi on…

Fonterra No Longer Required To Accept Milk From All Dairy Farmers
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Farming, News
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Fonterra No Longer Required To Accept Milk From All Dairy Farmers

News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

Fonterra no longer has to accept milk as a matter of course from anyone wanting to get into dairy farming. Legislation has just been passed in Parliament…

M Bovis Active Infections limited to Four Farms After Three Years
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Farming, News
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M Bovis Active Infections limited to Four Farms After Three Years

News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

Today marks three years since the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis was detected in New Zealand. Government figures show to date, 250 properties have been infected by the…

Motorists Urged to Beware of Mud on Southland Roads
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Farming, News
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Motorists Urged to Beware of Mud on Southland Roads

News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

Mud on roads is a potential hazard Southland motorists need to be aware of. Southland District Council roading contract manager Shaun Holland advised extra care should be…

Another Positive Step Forward In Aquaculture For Southland
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Business, Farming
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Another Positive Step Forward In Aquaculture For Southland

Aimee Wilson - Jul 24, 2020

Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters was in Bluff today announcing an $8 million loan from the Provincial Growth Fund for a new salmon hatchery for Sanford Limited.…

Alliance Group – Major Investment To Upgrade Lorneville Plant
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Business, Farming
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Alliance Group – Major Investment To Upgrade Lorneville Plant

News Desk - Jul 24, 2020

Alliance Group is to invest $3.2 million to further upgrade its Lorneville plant near Invercargill as it seeks to improve the operational efficiency of the co-operative’s largest…

Drysdale Hydroponics Expansion set to Create 30 New Jobs in Southland
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Farming, News
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Drysdale Hydroponics Expansion set to Create 30 New Jobs in Southland

News Desk - Jul 20, 2020

A potentially revolutionary vertical growing system is the centrepiece of a $3.3 million Provincial Growth Fund-driven expansion for Drysdale Hydroponics – with 30 new jobs set to…

Fonterra Revises its 2019/20 and 2020/21 Forecast Farmgate Milk Price Ranges
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Farming, News
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Fonterra Revises its 2019/20 and 2020/21 Forecast Farmgate Milk Price Ranges

News Desk - Jul 18, 2020

Fonterra Chairman John Monaghan says the narrowing of the 2019/20 milk price toward the lower end of the previous range is the result of a strengthening New…

Telford Runs Taster Camps for Job Seekers
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Farming, News
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Telford Runs Taster Camps for Job Seekers

News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

Southern Institute of Technology’s (SIT) agricultural faculty Telford has a long-held tradition of running Taster Camps for students thinking of training there for a career in agriculture.…

Government Plan Aims To Boost Primary Sector Export Earnings By $44bn
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Farming, News
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Government Plan Aims To Boost Primary Sector Export Earnings By $44bn

News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

The government has launched a plan to boost primary sector export earnings by $44 billion over the next decade. It said the plan was focused on unlocking…