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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…

Police Seek Information After Stock Theft In Waimumu, Southland
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Police Seek Information After Stock Theft In Waimumu, Southland

News Desk - May 20, 2019

Police would like to hear from anybody who was in, or passing through, the Waimumu area south-west of Gore, between Sunday 21 and Sunday 28 April 2019…

Southland TeenAg Member’s Leadership Skills Honed At Unique Course
Gore, News
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Gore, News
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Southland TeenAg Member’s Leadership Skills Honed At Unique Course

News Desk - May 07, 2019

Southland student Hamish Goatley is using his love of tractors and machinery to make hay while the sun shines. The 18-year-old spent six weeks over the summer…

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…

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