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Dry farm

Welcome rain brings new management challenges

14 March 2017

Drought-breaking rain has many farmers breathing a sigh of relief – but it is too early to put the supplementary feed away just yet.

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Phil Smith_farm

Sitting on a grass-fed goldmine

14 March 2017

Phil Smith reflects on the importance of telling the New Zealand red meat story and how B+LNZ's recently launched marketing strategy will do that.

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Sheep and trees

QEII National Trust support in hot demand

8 March 2017

High demand should not discourage farmers wanting to protect special areas of private land from seeking advice about covenants from the QEII National Trust, trust Chief Executive Mike Jebson says. The organisation is still available to help with advice and guidance.

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Subterranean Clover

Setting Seed

7 March 2017

Timely rain combined with careful grazing management has allowed for good seed-set in both subterranean and white clovers on Hamish and Annabel Craw’s Banks Peninsula farm this summer.

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Smiling farmer

Staying well: Six tips

6 March 2017

This year, many B+LNZ Farm Safety Management System workshops and other events will include free Stay Well health checks for farmers. 

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