Sally Rae

Merino work recognised

Bill Gibson, the elder statesman of the merino industry, has been recognised for his vast contribution to the breed.

Middlemarch pair placed

Middlemarch pair placed

Middlemarch dog triallist Zac Gilmore has finished runner-up in the straight hunt at the New Zealand dog trial championships in Omarama.

Friendly family rivalry at dog trials

Friendly family rivalry at dog trials

Technically, Roger and Steph Tweed are rivals on the huntaway courses at the South Island and New Zealand sheep dog trial championships at Omarama.

Veteran still enjoys dogs' life

Veteran still enjoys dogs' life

Les Roughan has the distinction of being the oldest competitor at this year's South Island and New Zealand sheepdog trial championships at Omarama.

Internet bargain takes on the best

Internet bargain takes on the best

Ben the heading dog was not a bad buy as far as internet purchases go.

Japanese visit source of their wool

Japanese visit source of their wool

Delegates from Japanese suit maker Konaka were treated to a Kiwi farm experience and more when they visited Closeburn Station recently.

Shanghai Maling verdict pleases SFF

Silver Fern Farms chairman Rob Hewett says the handling of the Shanghai Maling vote last October has been vindicated by the Financial Markets Authority ruling this week.

Future-focused farm, since 1863

Future-focused farm, since 1863

Brendon Cross is the sixth generation to farm amid the spectacular beauty of the Otago Peninsula.

YFC’s support after accident appreciated

YFC’s support after accident appreciated

Brooke Solly had been meaning to join the Maniototo Young Farmers Club.

Grazing weed-control option

It is important to continue to find weed-control solutions in the high country that are less reliant on toxic chemicals, Federated Farmers South Island high-country chairman Chas Todhunter says.