B+LNZ farmer director for the Northern South Island, Phil Smith, takes stock of some of the latest happenings in the industry.
Pressure building in earthquake zone
One month on from the devastating Kaikoura earthquake, pressure is building on financially-stretched farmers as they deal with seasonal management requirements, alongside trying to repair essential farm infrastructure.
Earthquake recovery; one month on
Nearly one month on from the devastating North Canterbury/Kaikoura earthquake, B+LNZ is continuing to work with TeamAg to meet the needs of affected farmers.
Earthquake response enters new phase
Response to the Kaikoura earthquake is entering the recovery phase, as farmers get on with day-to-day management, while repairing farm infrastructure and considering their land remediation options.
Health and safety on farms post-earthquake
The following downloadable PDF’s provide information for volunteers, organisers of volunteers and farmers as part of the Kaikoura Earthquake response and recovery.
On shaky ground
The support that has been offered to earthquake affected farmers has been humbling but recovery is going to be a long-term process, says B+LNZ farmer director Phil Smith.