Wednesday, July 6, 2022


Widespread rain refreshes all farmers

Widespread rain refreshes all farmers

ByHugh StringlemanFeb 11, 2022
At the height of the early February rainfall, La Niña conditions funnelled the heavy tropical air directly to New Zealand.Pasture growth has sprung into life and milk and meat production are back on track after the most significant, widespread summer…

Tools to help plan pasture

ByRichard RennieJan 31, 2022
TARGETED-APPROACH: Lincoln University’s Professor Derrick Moot says while the Hill Country Futures Programme is made up of a number of separate workstreams, they are all interconnected and working towards the…

Farmers make hay while sun shines

ByStaff reporterJan 14, 2022
Favourable weather has led to a lot of supplementary feed being made around the Manawatū-Rangitīkei area.Last month’s rain has meant farmers in most parts of the country welcomed the new…

Signals from space map grass growth

ByRichard RennieOct 21, 2021
The Farmote system validates satellite images against ground-based measurements, ensuring a high level of accuracy, founder Richard Barton says.Despite how critical it is to know how much grass a dairy…