Waimate and Waitaki have followed Ashburton's lead in setting up an M. bovis advisory group.
The central South Island missed out on major prizes at the Young Farmer of the Year grand final.
Andrew Rodwell brings international leadership experience to his new job as chief executive of the North Otago Irrigation Company.
South Canterbury businesspeople are showing strong interest in the Otago Field Days.
The signs are up and planning is well in hand for the fourth annual Otago Field Days.
Alan Harvey's new job is proving great preparation for his tilt at the Young Farmer of the Year title.
Jim Quested knows his eggs.
Disagreements between farming and industry leaders are getting in the way of quad bike safety improvements, farm safety advocate Julie Dee says.
More beef than dairy farms have been placed under movement controls because of Mycoplasma bovis in recent weeks.
A member of a remarkable Waitaki Valley family is the Central Otago Young Fruitgrower of the Year.
Children from two North Otago schools helped to plant out a stretch of land near the mouth of the Kakanui River on Thursday. Twenty-five Maheno School pupils got started, then were joined by a...
National Lamb Day was celebrated on May 24 at the place where New Zealand's frozen meat industry began 137 years ago - Totara Estate.
North Otago farmers have raised more than $64,000 for charity while growing great fodder for their livestock.
Rural women are underpaid and undervalued despite their multiple contributions to their farm, family, home and community, Fiona Gower says.
North Otago farmers are urged to show their sector in a positive light during winter grazing.
An Oamaru secondary school pupil will represent New Zealand in a transtasman equestrian competition.
The weather may have frowned upon the Little Rakaia Boating Club's fundraising gala last month, but the event was still deemed a success.
A small-scale dairy farm on the outskirts of Oamaru is about to start selling milk in bottles. Sally Brooker reports.
Work is well under way on a North Otago phosphorus study.
An irrigation project making a big splash in the Waitaki Valley is on schedule.