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`There’s no good news’
North Otago Federated Farmers president Richard Strowger says this has been one of his...
- Posted May 13, 2016
Rain needed as crop sowing start
Moisture would be welcome for North Otago and South Canterbury arable farmers, Peter Mitchell...
- Posted April 1, 2016
Last Omarama dog trials on station grounds
A century-old tradition is winding up in Omarama. The 101st annual Omarama Collie Dog...
- Posted March 4, 2016
Newly formed duo wins silver
North Otago fencer Nick Stanger brought home a silver medal from a major contest...
- Posted February 19, 2016
Cutting corners is no way to cut costs
As a sharemilker at a low payout time, it’s a constant battle to decide...
- Posted January 22, 2016
Oceania committed to Glenavy expansion
Tuesday, August 11 Oceania Dairy intends to continue expanding at its plant north of...
- Posted August 12, 2015
Still positive vibes, says sharemilker
A North Otago sharemilker says despite the state of the dairy prices, there are...
- Posted July 20, 2015
Dairy fall to impact on region
Friday, July 17 Business confidence in North Otago is expected to take a hit...
- Posted July 19, 2015
Firms brace for dairy fallout
Milk prices have dropped for the sixth successive time this season and it’s yet...
- Posted June 9, 2015
Good weekend for shooters, not ducks
North Otago’s duck-shooting season is officially under way, with many birds bagged on Saturday...
- Posted May 5, 2015
Good weather forecast for this weekend – for ducks
The warm weather scheduled for the start of the duck-shooting season this weekend could...
- Posted May 1, 2015
NOIC reports no payment problems
A North Otago irrigation scheme is confident it will not face the slow payment...
- Posted April 30, 2015