Movement in the ''Dairy Tomorrow'' strategy is in full swing.
Barry Hobbs, of Herbert, is the winner of the 2018 Southern Indoor Charity Dog Trial.
A desire to look after farmers' mental and physical wellbeing has prompted the distribution of care packages in the Wyndham area.
The potential sale of PGG Wrightson Seed will have no impact on farmers tied up in the HT Swede debacle, the company says.
Future-proofing and looking forward in the primary sector are priorities.
Southland farmers are leading the way in environmental practices and 17 catchment groups are now established in the region. Reporter Nicole Sharp looks into some of the achievements to date.
Edendale aquifer woes continue, and look set to do so for the next few years.
Areas of the primary sector continue to thrive in Southland and it is being noticed.
Beef numbers are up in the lower south, despite the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis in the past 12 months.
A decision has been made to drop the annual Beef + Lamb New Zealand (BLNZ) Sheep Industry Awards for a year.
Calls have been made to release National Animal Identification (Nait) records back to birth for better tracing of animals infected with Mycoplasma bovis, but privacy rules mean immediate changes...
Rural crime is on the rise, and being prepared is key to preventing anything on your farm.
Fairfax, in Southland, is a long way from the bright lights of Wellington and the Beehive.
Four farmlets will provide huge opportunities for research at the Southern Dairy Hub, a DairyNZ senior scientist says.
Nitrogen leaching under crops is being examined at the Southern Dairy Hub by AgResearch.
When you think Central Southland Vintage Machinery Club, chances are Colin Davidson will come to mind.
To prepare the ground for the next generation of ploughers, a new Young Farmers ploughing competition is being held in conjunction with the New Zealand Ploughing Championships.
A first for the South Island, farmers will have the future in front of them at Progressive Ag.
If we cannot eradicate Mycoplasma bovis, New Zealand’s sharemilking structure is in jeopardy, VetSouth managing director Mark Bryan says.
David Kean, of Centre Bush, has been elected Rural Contractors New Zealand president. After being vice-president for five years, Mr Kean is a familiar face around the table. Nicole Sharp takes a...