New Zealand scientists are trialling genetically modified ryegrass they believe could revolutionise agriculture.
If Mycoplasma bovis becomes established in New Zealand, animal husbandry will become more important, an Oamaru vet says.
A new farming leader believes sharemilkers are a vital part of New Zealand's dairy industry.
After 41 years working from the same building, Dougall McLachlan has finally moved.
The rural sector must work together to fight Mycoplasma bovis, officials and an affected farmer told a North Otago meeting last week.
Jared Ross reckons he has got big boots to fill.
The new rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus released in Canterbury and Otago seems to be taking effect.
In the story about green eggs and ham, the eggs were probably laid by araucana fowl.
Hunter Downs Water should have a funding plan for its South Canterbury irrigation scheme by the end of this month.
A renowned North Otago tomato-growing business is changing crops.
New cases of Mycoplasma bovis are still cropping up.
''Complete madness'' is how Aad van Leeuwen describes the Government's decision to continue trying to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis.
North Otago pig farmer Ian Carter has not been roasted for stepping down as chairman of New Zealand Pork.
New Zealand farmers need to protect their seed rights and buy locally grown feed supplements ahead of imports, Doug Simpson says.
Federated Farmers North Otago dairy chairman Lyndon Strang has stood down to focus on water quality matters.
The entire roll of Oamaru Intermediate School converged upon a nearby farm on Thursday.
A report has found regional councils should improve the data they collect from water meters to better educate irrigators on how to use water more efficiently. Sally Brooker reports.
Oamaru, Cheviot, and Invercargill are the latest locations where Mycoplasma bovis has been confirmed.
The weather was kind to North Otago farmers in the past year, but Mycoplasma bovis was a harsh blow.
Interest is strong in a new funding structure that would keep the Hunter Downs irrigation scheme in farmer ownership.