Only one southern farmer is standing for the DairyNZ board of directors.
Shearers are unlikely to make enough money to buy a farm these days, but money and travel are still two perks of the job.
A family orchard near Kurow has earned a major national food award.
More than 60 people packed into an Oamaru meeting on Friday to hear - and question - Otago Regional Council senior staff.
An Oamaru teenager with strong knowledge of the primary sector has been awarded the North Otago Federated Farmers-ANZ rural tertiary scholarship.
Brian and Trish Fraser have notched up four decades at Four Square.
New Zealand needs to find ways to make rural communities aged-friendly, University of Otago rural health senior research fellow Fiona Doolan-Noble says.
The North Otago A&P Association has two new life members.
The Alliance Group Pukeuri meat works is back in full swing after a short break.
If Sam Robinson had his way, talking about your feelings would be a school subject.
A new above-ground irrigation pipe near Kurow, slammed by some as an eyesore, has consent to be there.
M. bovis cases that have plagued central South Island farmers for a long time will be sorted within 60 days.
South Canterbury farmers David and Jayne Timperley have long known the eating quality virtues of Simmental beef.
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.