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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
NOIC viability checks going well
The North Otago Irrigation Company share uptake exceeded requirements and the viability checks, which...
- Posted January 14, 2015
Drones proving a help for farmers
The use of drones is literally taking off all over the world and is...
- Posted November 26, 2014
Rural rates rise likely
An rise in rates could be on the cards for farmers after the latest...
- Posted November 24, 2014
Oceania to have official opening
Chinese dairy heavyweights Yili’s New Zealand Oceania Dairy Limited factory at Glenavy is to...
- Posted November 20, 2014