Displaying items by tag: health

Sunday, 21 June 2015 16:01

All the world wants is a better diet

Is there a “seismic” shift in food choices and a demand for healthy, chemical free choices with transparency about where the food is sourced?

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Wednesday, 17 June 2015 15:21

Farmstrong a hit at Fieldays

Farmstrong say they are pleased with level of interest they received at this year's Fieldays, with 70 farmers getting a free health check and 376 testing their physical health.

Published in General News
Monday, 15 June 2015 14:34

Farming under pressure can be mastered

Physical and mental wellbeing while farming under pressure will be a key subject at the 2015 South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) at Lincoln University from June 22-24.

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Tuesday, 09 June 2015 08:20

Free health checks at Fieldays

Rural wellbeing programme Farmstrong is hitting the ground running at this year's National Fieldays where it will offer free health checks for farmers.

Published in Special Events
Saturday, 28 March 2015 00:00

Silage smells and what they may mean

I grew up in town and one of my distinct memories of summer and autumn when we went to visit our farming friends was the smell of silage. 

Published in Farm Health
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Monday, 28 April 2014 15:09

Rural health scholarships open

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS with an interest in the rural sector are invited to apply for this year's the Rural Women NZ & Access Homehealth scholarship, with a closing date of July 1.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 14:28

New company becomes TB agency

The Animal Health Board is relinquishing its role as the management agency for the National Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) Pest Management plan.

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Thursday, 23 May 2013 14:42

New sales manager joins GEA

Award winning sales manager Colin May has joined the GEA Farm Technologies New Zealand management team to drive sales for its animal health and hygiene brand, FIL.

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Wednesday, 19 September 2012 11:37

NAIT tags for deer soon

Deer farmers will soon be able to use a NAIT-approved ear tag instead of an Animal Health Board (AHB) barcoded primary tag.

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Friday, 15 June 2012 16:48

Lepto in spotlight

Rural Women New Zealand will highlight the devastating impacts on families of leptospirosis, a disease that can be passed from infected animals to humans, at the New Zealand Veterinary Association conference in Hamilton next week.

Published in General News
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