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Otago Plan Change 7 and the Omnibus (PC 1 and 8) Plan Change

Are you wondering what the recent proposed changes to Otago’s water and waste plans might mean for you? Are you thinking about making a submission?

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Upcoming Events

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B+LNZ Farming for Profit 'Welcome to Spring' Dinner: Cattle Creek

Thu 26 November
Cattle Creek Hall

Come and join us for an evening off the farm to have dinner and some laughs with family and friends.

Online

B+LNZ Taranaki Farming for Profit Webinar: Why check ewes' udders?

Fri 27 November
Online

This webinar features Professor Anne Ridler from Massey University discussing the research and how a simple udder check can greatly improve the productivity of your ewe flock.

Workshop

Mohaka Catchment Plan Change Workshops

Sat 28 November -
Thu 3 December
Lower Mohaka, Mid Mohaka, Wairoa, Napier

The Hawke's Bay Regional Council is running four public workshops to discuss preparing a proposed plan change (under the RMA) for managing freshwater resources within the Mohaka Catchment.

Online

Webinar: The Business Case for BVD Eradication in New Zealand

Mon 30 November
Online webinar

Join this live webinar to learn more about how BVD eradication could benefit New Zealand and what different national control programmes could look like for beef and dairy farms.

Workshop

B+LNZ Farm Safety Management System Workshop: Kaiwaka

Tue 1 December
Kaiwaka Sports Complex

Learn about practical safety risk management on your farm, and get the plans and procedures you need to be compliant.

Online

B+LNZ Selwyn Plan Change Webinar

Tue 1 December
Online webinar via Zoom

SELWYN! Your District Council has notified a new proposed plan with rules which can affect your farm.

Workshop

Hawke's Bay NAIT Workshops

Tue 1 December -
Tue 8 December
Patoka, Waipukurau, Tutira, Te Pohue

OSPRI is holding a series of NAIT workshops, to present the five fundamentals of NAIT and help farmers keep their NAIT accounts up-to-date.

Field day

BFEA Horizons Regional Supreme Winners' Field Day

Wed 2 December
Woodhaven Gardens

Come along and see firsthand how Woodhaven Gardens produces over 20 million vegetables a year.

Workshop

B+LNZ Better Sheep Breeding: Ram buying decisions – Cheviot

Wed 2 December
Cheviot Trust Hotel

This workshop has been developed to address the basic principle of assessing the genetic merit of the rams that farmers buy, to improve their ewe flock and lamb performance.

Field day

Tomorrow's Farms Farm Day 2020: Te Anau

Thu 3 December
Duncraigen

The landscape of the agriculture industry is changing and, together with Safer Farms and support from PAMU and Farmlands you will learn strategies and innovations that will assist in making your farm businesses more profitable, sustainable, productive and safe.