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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
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