News | Business
19 May 2022 0:18
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Business

    High hopes for a new forecasting tool to help farmers prepare for droughts

    High hopes for a new forecasting tool to help farmers prepare for droughts


    The system is expected to cost 200-thousand dollars, and will be funded through the Ministry for Primary Industries and NIWA.

    It'll predict daily drought forecasts up to 35 days out and later look at predictions six months ahead.

    Federated Farmers Spokesperson Chris Lewis, says a tool like this is needed.

    He hopes it'll make difference to farmers livelihoods.

    The system is expected to be available by the end of next year.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Business News
     18 May: The A2 Milk Company says it will vigorously defend itself against a class action
     18 May: A class action has been filed against A2 Milk
     18 May: The Commerce Commission and Vodafone are both appealing a record 2.25-million dollar fine for the telco - with two different goals
     18 May: Dairy prices have dropped another 2.9 percent at the latest Global Dairy Trade auction overnight
     17 May: Should you leave your money in superannuation or put it towards a deposit for a first home?
     17 May: Kiwis are getting less bang for their buck, as staffing and supply chain woes stall the economy
     17 May: An ongoing challenge for the Reserve Bank, trying to keep inflation under control
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Eight-test ex-All Black Liam Coltman's heading offshore More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The A2 Milk Company says it will vigorously defend itself against a class action More...



     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    Human Rights Watch documents more accounts of Russian war crimes against Ukrainian civilians 22:00

    Cricket:
    Black Caps captain Kane Williamson will miss the Sunrisers Hyderabad's final match of the Indian Premier League season, as he returns home for the birth of his second child 21:50

    Entertainment:
    JK Rowling has mocked transgender activists who dressed up as ninjas and tried to stop a group of women's rights activists 21:48

    Auckland:
    A two-vehicle crash partially blocking Auckland's Southwestern Motorway is causing delays near the Airport offramp 21:20

    Entertainment:
    Sarah Ferguson says the late Princess Diana would have "adored" being a grandmother 21:18

    Entertainment:
    ideas for their wedding 20:48

    International:
    The battle of Mariupol: How it played out and what it looked like 20:20

    Entertainment:
    Doja Cat sipped her cocktail and puffed on her vape for some dutch courage before accepting her second Billboard Music Award on Sunday night (15.05.22) 20:18

    Entertainment:
    Camila Cabello has announced she is replacing Kelly Clarkson on the US series of 'The Voice' 19:48

    Entertainment:
    Janet Jackson made a surprise appearance at the Billboard Music Awards to honour Mary J. Blige 19:18


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd