More than 60 registrations from throughout New Zealand have
been received for Perendale New Zealand's national conference
in Otago this week.
Ask Duncan Smith why he has stuck with the Perendale breed
and the answer is succinct.
When David Paterson started work as a rural valuer more than
30 years ago, things were very different.
While the conversion of a dryland sheep farm into a dairy
farm where cows are housed in barns has been an amazing
journey, owner Willy Leferink readily admits the change is
not a silver bullet for the industry.
Millions of lily bulbs leave a Rakaia processing plant every
year on their way to growers around the world.
Hororata School is growing and a grant to create a school
garden is just what the children need.
Fairlie dog triallist Stephen Kerr and Mac pulled off a
hat-trick at the Mackenzie A&P Highland Show trials on
Organisers plan a down-to-earth approach for this year's deer
industry conference in Methven.
The yarns are bound to grow much longer in the telling but
the Last Stand tour is officially over.
He did not expect to come out on top but Hinds young farmer
James Davidson (25) is this year's Aorangi challenger aiming
to be New Zealand's top young farmer.
The sun shone and people came out in their hundreds to enjoy
Easter Monday at the 116th Mackenzie A&P Highland Show in
Food safety is becoming increasingly important to New
Zealand's agricultural export sector.
A slice of Canterbury heritage has been restored with the
reopening of Hororata's Cotons' Cottage last month.
Moving to New Zealand has given a British cage bird
enthusiast a new lease of life.
North Canterbury sheep farmers are enjoying a positive
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