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Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy recently launched a new scheme to lift the productivity and profitability of sheep and beef farmers in Manawatu-Whanganui.
Sheep and beef farmers need to focus on feeding their best stock well, according to Martin Walshe, practice manager of Hunterville Vets.
Holding on to stock longer after a drought in the hope they would reach higher weights contributed to a Taupo farmer becoming the first sheep and beef farmer warned by the Waikato Regional Council for breaching nitrogen caps.
Waipaoa Station Training Trust is holding an open day on June 6 and 7 as part of its selection of cadets for 2016.