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COVID on Farm Help

COVID on Farm Help

There may be farmers who test positive to COVID19 or as a close contact need to isolate.

January 31, 2022 0 Comments
Surfing for Farmers - Marlborough

Surfing for Farmers - Marlborough

Marlborough is lucky enough to have just been added to the Surfing for Farmers areas. 

November 22, 2021 0 Comments
FUNDING AVAILABLE

FUNDING AVAILABLE

Do you know of a rural Marlborough sports group or an art group or individual that need funding?

February 9, 2022 0 Comments
PREPARING FOR COVID-19-WINEGROWERS CHECKLIST

PREPARING FOR COVID-19-WINEGROWERS CHECKLIST

Is your business able to carry on should one of your staff contract COVID 19?

January 20, 2022 0 Comments
ON FARM COVID19 PLAN

ON FARM COVID19 PLAN

As with all farming businesses it is important dairy farms also have a plan in place if Covid 19 hits.

November 26, 2021 0 Comments
WORKING WITH THE BANK IN TOUGH TIMES

WORKING WITH THE BANK IN TOUGH TIMES

Wanting some tips on surviving and growing in tough times and how best to communicate with your bank? Know a young farmer starting out?

November 22, 2021 0 Comments
COVID19

COVID19

Do you have questions regarding what happens if you, a family member or employee test positive with COVID19?

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Starting the conversation...

Starting the conversation...

To combat the silence and stigma related to mental unwellness, Taranaki born and bred artist Paul Rangiwahia created "The Top Six Inches" using the analogy for not only where the majority of the plant roots sit in the soil but also the top six inches of the brain where resilience is developed by farmers who take care of their...
June 18, 2022 0 Comments
Time Out Tour - Andy Thompson from The Rural Roundup talks to Matt Chisholm

Time Out Tour - Andy Thompson from The Rural Roundup talks to Matt Chisholm

Andy Thompson from The Rural Roundup caught up with Matt Chisholm over the weekend about our Time Out Tour starting this week in Southland.

June 13, 2022 0 Comments
Dairy Women's Network - Today's Calf, Tomorrow's Cow - Calf Expo

Dairy Women's Network - Today's Calf, Tomorrow's Cow - Calf Expo

DWN - Calf Rearing Expo - Taranaki, Waikato, Canterbury & Southland

May 27, 2022 0 Comments
DairyNZ - Talking Dairy Podcast Series - Episode 36  "Rural Women are Struggling too"

DairyNZ - Talking Dairy Podcast Series - Episode 36 "Rural Women are Struggling too"

Listen to Southland Dairy Farmer and the woman behind the Thriving Farming Women Group, Loshni Manikam.

May 23, 2022 0 Comments
Moving Day Top 8 Tips

Moving Day Top 8 Tips

The build up to moving day and the day itself is a massive event on the farming calendar.    Local farmers have shared some of their tips that maybe helpful.

May 21, 2022 0 Comments
Searching for Surplus Feed

Searching for Surplus Feed

Searching for Surplus Feed  If you feel you have more than enough feed on hand to manage your own feed needs through till spring, it would be great if you would consider making it available for sale to farmers in areas that are experiencing drought conditionshttps://www.mpi.govt.nz/
May 18, 2022 0 Comments
Changes to the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle

Changes to the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle

Have your say The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has reviewed the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle. It determined the code requires amendments to incorporate: advances in animal...
Dry Autumn in Waikato and South Auckland leads to drought classification

Dry Autumn in Waikato and South Auckland leads to drought classification

Drought conditions affecting the primary sector in the Waikato and South Auckland were today classified as a medium-scale adverse event, enabling a package of support for farmers and growers. 

Volcanic Hazards on and around Mt Ruapehu

Volcanic Hazards on and around Mt Ruapehu

If Ruapehu erupts, what are the potential volcanic hazards it would generate, and how far might they travel?

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