West Coast News & Events

11/30/2022 - 12/3/2022

National Agriculture Fieldays - Mystery Creek, Waikato

Wednesday 30th November - Saturday 3rd December 2022

The Southern Hemisphere’s largest agricultural event and the ultimate launch platform for cutting edge technology and innovation. Whether you are from in town or out in the country, a...
1/6/2023 - 1/9/2023

National All Dairy Breeds - Youth Camp

6th - 9th January 2023 | Rangiora A&P Showgrounds

Sponsored by World Wide Sires and Hosted by Holstein Friesian New Zealand, this camp will be ran from the 6th to the 9th of January 2023 at the Rangiora A&P Showgrounds. Registrations open...
Posted: Sep 13, 2022

Fonterra and Rural Support Trust join forces to improve wellbeing support for rural families

Fonterra and the Rural Support Trust (RST) areproud to announce a three-year partnership to support rural New Zealanders by improving access to wellbeing and resilience services for farming families who are doing it tough.

Fonterra and the Rural Support Trust announced a three year partnership to improve access to wellbeing and resilience services for farming families who are doing it tough. The first priority...
Posted: Sep 4, 2022

Kevin Forward from OSPRI talks to Andy Muir from The Muster

Kevin explains the importance of NAIT and if there is a FMD breakout

Recently Kevin spoke to the host of the The Muster on Hokonui, Andy Muir. They spoke about:  Foot-and-Mouth (FMD) at the NZ border  NAIT and a sheep tracability system...
Posted: Aug 25, 2022

Federated Farmers Webinar - Foot & Mouth Disease - What you need to know

Video of the 22 August event

With there being so much talk about Foot and Mouth in the media Federated Farmers wanted to update everyone alongside MPI on what is happening. Watch the recorded webinar for more...
Posted: Aug 21, 2022

Top of the South Flood Recovery

Federated Farmers are taking registrations for those interested in helping or offers of support for Flood-affected farmers.

Flood Recovery for Top of the South

Posted: Aug 21, 2022

Top of the South Flooding Event

Federated Farmers are looking for Surplus Feed

Flooding - Top of the South As you will be aware there has been severe damage to some areas in the top of the South Island with major flooding, farms still underwater and road closures...
Posted: Jul 22, 2022

Talking Dairy - Take Action against FMD

Podcast - Episode 29

Foot-and-mouth disease has reached the tourist hot spot of Bali, and the risk of it entering NZ on the footprint of an unwary traveller or by other means, is now a little too close for comfort....

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