If not for the persistence of Holstein Friesian stud breeders
Philip and Heather Wilson, of the Telesis stud and West Mains
Farm, at Maungatua, one of the top, most prolific bulls in
the country, Firenze, might have ended up on the bobby truck.
Environment Southland staff are assessing the most
cost-effective way to map land planted in winter forage crops
using satellite imagery, after a pilot study last year showed
the most accurate method was also the most expensive.
An Environment Southland hearing committee has reserved its
decision on whether Southland meat processor South Pacific
Meats (SPM) can spread effluent on to a larger area of
farmland in northern Southland.