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Gore Woman Bridget Henderson Heading to Scotland on NZ Young Farmers Exchange
Farming, Gore
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Farming, Gore
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Gore Woman Bridget Henderson Heading to Scotland on NZ Young Farmers Exchange

News Desk - Mar 01, 2019

A Gore farmer who has always wanted to learn more about her Scottish heritage will finally get the chance in June. Bridget Henderson, 25, is this year’s…

Community Focus at This Years Southland A&P Show
Farming, Kids & Family
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Farming, Kids & Family
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Community Focus at This Years Southland A&P Show

News Desk - Mar 01, 2019

Community is the theme of this year’s 151 st Southland A&P Show, with a new community stage set to be the major attraction. Renowned for a day…

Fonterra Increases 2018/19 Forecast Farmgate Milk Price
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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Fonterra Increases 2018/19 Forecast Farmgate Milk Price

Business Hub - Feb 28, 2019

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has increased its 2018/19 forecast Farmgate Milk Price range to $6.30-$6.60 per kgMS, up from $6.00-$6.30, and revised its forecast earnings down to…

Southland Firm Fined $240,000 Over Defective Tractor
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Farming, News
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Southland Firm Fined $240,000 Over Defective Tractor

News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

A farm machinery company has been fined nearly $240,000 after it failed to repair properly the brakes on a tractor which ended up running over a worker.…

Fonterra Signs Up Farms To Supply a2 Milk Company
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Farming, News
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Fonterra Signs Up Farms To Supply a2 Milk Company

News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Starting today, Fonterra is signing up farms to supply milk for The a2 Milk Company in the 2019/2020 season. Mike Cronin, Fonterra Managing Director of Co-operative Affairs,…

Wyndham Farmer Named Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Wyndham Farmer Named Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year

News Desk - Feb 17, 2019

Wyndham farmer Matt McRae named Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year A Wyndham sheep and beef farmer has been named the Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer of…

Great Turnout For  Nightcaps Young Farmers 500th meeting
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Great Turnout For Nightcaps Young Farmers 500th meeting

News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

It’s been 40 years since Southland log truck driver Pam Bennett began her long association with Nightcaps Young Farmers. She joined the club when she was 15.…

Retiring NZYF Contest Board Members Leave Impressive Legacy
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Retiring NZYF Contest Board Members Leave Impressive Legacy

News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Two long-serving members of the board overseeing the FMG Young Farmer of the Year are set to retire. Cole Groves, 32, and Dean Rabbidge, 33, will step…

Cattle Section Back With A Twist For 2019 Southland A&P Show
Farming, Southland
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Farming, Southland
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Cattle Section Back With A Twist For 2019 Southland A&P Show

News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

Southland A&P Show president Paula Bell is delighted the cattle section is back for the 2019 A&P Show with a twist. Due to Mycoplasma bovis, last year…

MP Disappointed With Fish & Game’s Continued Attack On Farmers
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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MP Disappointed With Fish & Game’s Continued Attack On Farmers

News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says he is incredibly disappointed with Fish & Game’s continued attack on farmers. Last month, Mr Walker wrote to Fish & Game chief…