Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Taking action for bobby calf welfare

Now the dairy industry’s spring calving has kicked off, the Bobby Calf Action Group is reminding everyone... Read Full Story

Golden beauty not tree’s only attribute

 The beautiful autumn colours are not the ginkgo...
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Is it normal to tie a cow to a tractor?

When a concerned citizen saw a cow chained to...
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Bank closure to affect rural communities

The closure of Westpac Bank branches could mean hardship...
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Latest Rural News, Reviews, Videos & Opinions
Zespri scholarships open now
Two Zespri scholarships worth $15,000 each are now open and New Zealand’s top secondary...

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Fonterra share prices raised 10 cents
Fonterra confirms it will pay a further 10 cents per share of its previously announced 2015/16...

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Bumper avocado crop expected
A shortage meant avocados were a black-market item, but now there are more than ever.  Earlier...

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Help for ‘threatened' lake
Silt traps have been created on two Waikato peat lakes Ruatuna and Rotomānuka by Living Water...

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Record levels for kiwifruit exports
In June of this year kiwifruit exports rose $105 million (47 per cent) from June 2015 to reach...

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Farming in the wet not easy
Bay of Plenty dairy farmers battling very wet conditions are encouraged to not only protect...

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Kiwifruit cargo halted
Zespri is today making no reference to a scramble of activity at the Port of Tauranga last...

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Effluent ponds at risk of overtopping
Farmers are being asked to contact the Waikato Regional council if they need advice on managing...

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Man killed in quad bike accident
The body of man has been recovered from a Tauranga farm following a quad bike accident. Emergency...

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Cost cutting shows industry resilience
New Zealand dairy farmers have significantly reduced their operating costs in the face of sustained...

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