Displaying items by tag: Drought

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 08:55

Drought impact to continue

There is not going to be any significant feed grown in Hawkes Bay until spring, according to former special agriculture trade envoy Mike Petersen.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 12:55

Southland waits and hopes

Southland is on the knife edge as farmers struggle to grow enough feed to get their stock through winter.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 June 2020 11:16

Govt increases drought support

The Government is pumping an extra $3 million into the Drought Recovery Advice Fund, previously worth just $500,000.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 10:46

Hard times coming for Hawke's Bay

The recent rain in Hawke's Bay has provided some breathing space for those dealing with the drought, but the real test has still to come during the winter and early spring.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 10:46

Hard times coming for Hawke's Bay

The recent rain in Hawke's Bay has provided some breathing space for those dealing with the drought, but the real test has still to come during the winter and early spring.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 June 2020 13:25

Further $37.5m for Northland water storage

The Government is investing a further $37.5 million into water security for Northland.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 June 2020 13:22

Further $37.5m for Northland water storage

The Government is investing a further $37.5 million into water security for Northland.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 12:11

Has the rain helped?

In the past few weeks, rain has fallen in many parts of the country with grass starting to grow again.

Published in General News
Friday, 05 June 2020 09:47

Maize stubble fills feed gap

In a normal season, maize stubble wouldn’t be required as a feed on dairy farms.

Published in Management
Friday, 05 June 2020 09:43

Northland farmers count the costs

Northland farmers are starting to count the cost of one of the most severe droughts to hit the region as the cost of feed and lower prices for stock are the order of the day.

Published in Management
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