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Farmers Weekly NZ 20.09.2021

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Farmers weigh weather impact across islands

A wet spring is proving a major challenge for southern South Island farmers, causing sleepy sickness, forcing dairy farmers to milk once-a-day, feed out supplements or stand cows off paddocks

Yearling bulls make $7200 twice

Yearling bulls reached a top price of $7200 in the first week of spring sales, when two Angus bulls, Totaranui R274 and R235, headed a strong result for the Pahiatua stud.

Olam confirm plans for South Waikato dairy factory

Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) will release further details around its supply offer to farmers later this year after confirming plans to develop a new dairy processing facility at Tokoroa in South Waikato.

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