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Aerial Flights Show Positive Improvements in Winter Grazing Practice
Environment, Farming
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Environment, Farming
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Aerial Flights Show Positive Improvements in Winter Grazing Practice

News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

Yesterday’s aerial compliance inspections saw positive improvements in winter grazing practices. Environment Southland chief executive Rob Phillips said farmers were advised last year that winter grazing practices…

Environment Southland Wants to See Big Improvements in Winter Grazing Practice
Covid-19, Environment
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Covid-19, Environment
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Environment Southland Wants to See Big Improvements in Winter Grazing Practice

News Desk - Jun 17, 2020

Environment Southland began its winter grazing aerial compliance inspections this week (weather permitting) with the first of several flights across Southland this winter. Environment Southland chief executive Rob…

Primary Sector Exports Tracking $1.7 Billion Higher
Covid-19, Farming
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Covid-19, Farming
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Primary Sector Exports Tracking $1.7 Billion Higher

News Desk - Jun 17, 2020

A new report prepared by the Ministry for Primary Industries says despite the impacts of Covid-19, primary sector exports are expected to grow this year. The Economic…

Aquaculture Direct Aims for Nationwide Marine Farming Expansion
Environment, Farming
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Environment, Farming
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Aquaculture Direct Aims for Nationwide Marine Farming Expansion

News Desk - May 01, 2020

Potential for more aquaculture in Tasman and Golden Bays, and in Northland, Southland and the Coromandel has triggered growth in one of the New Zealand's largest aquaculture…

Relief for Farmers as Moving Day Confirmed to go Ahead
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Relief for Farmers as Moving Day Confirmed to go Ahead

News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor has announced Moving Day will go ahead as planned for dairy farmers this year, but with strict controls to help prevent the spread…

Moving Day Will Go Ahead As Planned This Year
Covid-19, Farming
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Covid-19, Farming
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Moving Day Will Go Ahead As Planned This Year

News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

Moving Day will go ahead as planned this year, but with strict controls to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor announced on Wednesday…

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…

Proud To Be A Dairy Farmer
Farming, Rural
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Farming, Rural
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Proud To Be A Dairy Farmer

News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Invercargill contract milker Tangaroa Walker is looking at drying off his herd of 500 cows after a great season. He says milk production is up 15 percent…

Fonterra Seeks Radical Revamp of Rules it Operates Under
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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Fonterra Seeks Radical Revamp of Rules it Operates Under

News Desk - Mar 07, 2019

Fonterra's comments have come in submissions to the biggest structural change in the dairy industry for almost two decades. At stake are a range of state-enforced constraints…

Fonterra Launches Plan To Improve Waterways  + Nationwide Open Day
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Fonterra Launches Plan To Improve Waterways + Nationwide Open Day

Malcolm Gayfer - Nov 17, 2017

Fonterra has announced ambitious water commitments and invites Kiwis to visit farms and see what’s being done to promote healthy rivers. Based around six strategic commitments, the…