Otago Federated Farmers president Mark Patterson has described the past 12 months as "one of the most tumultuous in recent farming history".
High-profile lawyer and businesswoman Mai Chen has been appointed to the board of southern meat processor Blue Sky Pastures.
It was an involvement with the Dairy Industry Awards which spurred Hanna Stalker’s passion for the environment.
Perendale breeders from throughout New Zealand converged on Queenstown last week for their annual conference. Rural editor Sally Rae headed to West Otago and caught up with them during a tour of...
Institute of Directors chief executive Kirsten Patterson talks to business editor Sally Rae about the importance of good governance.
Dynamic. That is the theme of the South Island’s largest dairy event, SIDE 2022, which is being held in Oamaru on June 8-9.
In the sleepy North Otago township of Duntroon lives a couple who have overcome massive obstacles to continue to operate a business in their much-loved community. Business editor Sally Rae reports.
"Farming has never been more challenging yet, in my view, the future has never looked as bright — if we get it right."
Fonterra has reduced its 2021-22 forecast farmgate milk price range, citing global events which have resulted in short-term impacts on demand for dairy products.
If every dog has its day, then Kirsty O’Connor will be hoping that day dawns for Dusk — and Pitch — this week.
A Dunedin architecture firm’s involvement with a fisheries project in the Maldives, worth about $US40 million ($NZ61 million), is continuing a decades-long association with the island nation.
"Solidifying on the sideline." That’s how Charlotte Bell felt as she watched her young daughter run on to the rugby field in the beautiful - but often wintry climes - of the Waitaki Valley.
ODT business and rural editor Sally Rae talks to those behind two diverse projects to add value to the wool clip.