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Dairy prices: 10th Straight Rise As Volumes Fall More Than 9 percent
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Dairy prices: 10th Straight Rise As Volumes Fall More Than 9 percent

News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Dairy prices have again risen slightly in the latest global auction keeping prices at close to a two-year high. The average price was up 0.5 percent to…

Walker To Minister Of Agriculture – Declare Clutha Drought
Clutha, News
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Clutha, News
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Walker To Minister Of Agriculture – Declare Clutha Drought

News Desk - Apr 14, 2019

Today I have asked the Minister of Agriculture to officially declare a drought and enable support for farmers in Clutha, Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says. “The situation…

Agri-food Project Gets 160 Invercargill Students Onto Southland Farms
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Agri-food Project Gets 160 Invercargill Students Onto Southland Farms

News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Invercargill student Aimee Paterson isn’t one to shy away from a challenge – especially if it involves agriculture. The 16-year-old has helped spearhead a food-focused educational project…

1000 Sign Petition To Reinstate 24/7 Staffing Of The Balclutha Police Station
Rural, Southland
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Rural, Southland
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1000 Sign Petition To Reinstate 24/7 Staffing Of The Balclutha Police Station

News Desk - Apr 09, 2019

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says the Clutha community wants 24/7 staffing of the Balclutha Police Station, as more than 1000 people have already signed his petition. Last…

Annual Hive Losses Reported at 10.2% According To The Annual Survey
Community, News
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Community, News
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Annual Hive Losses Reported at 10.2% According To The Annual Survey

News Desk - Apr 02, 2019

Annual hive losses have been reported at 10.2% according to the annual survey to understand bee health, losses and beekeeping practice carried out on behalf of Biosecurity…

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…

Partner carry Race First in A&P Show History
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Partner carry Race First in A&P Show History

News Desk - Feb 24, 2019

For the first time in A&P Show history, the Southland A&P Show will be running a partner carry competition at its show on March 2. The innovation…

Milton Pair Named Otago/Southland FMG Junior Young Farmers of the Year
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Milton Pair Named Otago/Southland FMG Junior Young Farmers of the Year

News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

A talented duo from Milton has taken top honours at the first FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year regional final. Zoe McElrea, 13, and Nicole Keen,…

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…

Telford Future Secure For 2019 With SIT Deal
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Telford Future Secure For 2019 With SIT Deal

Notices - Feb 05, 2019

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says he is thrilled Telford will continue in 2019 for 12 months, securing a future for staff and students. “Working with the Southern…

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