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NOIC reports no payment problems
A North Otago irrigation scheme is confident it will not face the slow payment...
- Posted April 30, 2015
Big win for Omarama farmers
Omarama high-country farmer Richard Subtil finds it ironic that in a year he’d rather...
- Posted March 30, 2015
Thousands enjoy 152nd A&P Show
Thousands of people were entertained by a large variety of activities, competitions and trades...
- Posted March 2, 2015
Drought expected to impact on sale
Rarely will there be a better opportunity to buy merino lambs at bargain prices...
- Posted February 18, 2015
Drought declared in Nth Otago
It’s official; drought has been declared in North Otago. Minister for Primary Industries (MPI)...
- Posted February 15, 2015
Farm safety scheme welcomed
A government safety programme designed for farmers with help from the agricultural sector is...
- Posted February 11, 2015
Demand for water soars
Dry conditions have seen demand for water reaching an unprecedented level for the North...
- Posted February 4, 2015
Drought call ‘premature’
The Otago Regional Council’s call for a drought to be declared may be premature,...
- Posted February 2, 2015
World record for canola set
Dry conditions over past weeks in North Otago have contributed to providing a Hilderthorpe...
- Posted February 1, 2015
No drought ‘right’ call
The Government has made the right decision in not declaring a drought, Federated Farmers...
- Posted January 23, 2015
Kakanui farmers reduce irrigation
A meeting was held between Kakanui irrigators and the Otago Regional Council yesterday to...
- Posted January 20, 2015
Farmers will be hit in pocket
Dry Land dairy farmers are set to be hit in the pocket again. Following...
- Posted January 18, 2015