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My Daily Digest: January 29, 2021

NZ summer set to peak What a difference a week can make. This time last week we were reporting that the kind summer conditions had helped farmers grow masses of supplements and the hay sheds were full.

This week things are starting to look a bit different, with the already dry Northland region really starting to cry out for some rain and Hawke’s Bay and Wairapapa also sizzling in the heat.

Our RuralWeather forecaster Phil Duncan reckons the next two weeks will be pretty dry across the country, so unless a storm busts through the high pressure system hovering over us, it’s only going to get worse.

As always, it’s important to plan and be decisive when figuring out a way through.

And, with so much feed cut during the first half of summer, there should be enough to go around if need be.


Bryan Gibson


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