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Planning for a successful 2020 winter starts now
Farmers support additional efforts for wintering practices
Reality of winter on dairy farms
Winter can be a challenging time for farmers. Rainfall and cold weather events inevitably make things wet underfoot and managing those conditions is particularly challenging for farms whose paddocks are home to animals.
Caring for dairy cows and managing mud in winter is a top priority for all farmers grazing cows during winter. Industry good body DairyNZ spoke with two Canterbury dairy farmers about how they look after their cows and the environment.