"Like all good stories, it began with a boy."
When it comes to the future of farming, Omarama farmer Trent Spittle believes it will be the end users of products who will decide what happens on farm.
The number of lambs tailed in spring 2019 fell by 2.4% — or 552,000 head — on the previous year’s tally to 22.7 million head, with most of the decline in the South Island, Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s...
The ‘‘sheer weight’’ of issues facing farmers in Otago and Southland is taking a serious toll on their mental health and wellbeing, a Beef + Lamb New Zealand Economic Service report says.
AbacusBio managing director Anna Campbell is the 2019 Otago Daily Times Business Leader of the Year. She talks to business editor Sally Rae about her passion for her work and Otago.
Helicopters Otago is the 2019 Otago Daily Times Business of the Year. Managing director and chief executive Graeme Gale talks to Business Editor Sally Rae about thinking outside the square.
Sally Rae talks to Alliance Group's new general manager, livestock and shareholder services, Danny Hailes about his long and varied tenure with the co-operative.
The current run of high red meat prices is expected to persist over at least the next two years, the latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries report says.
Otago agribusiness leader Rob Hewett was recently elected chairman of national rural supplies and services co-operative Farmlands. He talks to Sally Rae about his latest governance role.
Steven Renata's journey has taken him from Dunedin to Disney and back again in what could only be described as an inspirational story.
The future of farming and food production was discussed during a two-day symposium hosted by Agriculture at Otago and held at the University of Otago this week.
An East Otago farmer has expressed concerns over the effectiveness of possum-control work being undertaken in the area, given the omission of a large tract of forestry in the middle of it.
The International Wool Textile Organisation held its Wool Round Table in Queenstown recently, 19 years since its last event in New Zealand. Since 1930, IWTO has represented the collective interests...
Tom O’Sullivan’s grandfather paid off his Canterbury farm with a single wool cheque during the wool boom in the early 1950s.
The emergence of a global emphasis on natural products suggests the strong-wool industry is "on the cusp of better times", industry leader John Dawson says.
Identifying regional appellations for New Zealand red meat — much like the global wine industry — has been suggested in a report on shaping the future of the red meat sector.
An article covering all aspects of Dunedin life — from the cost of living to tourism and education — has won the Dunedin Shanghai Association’s Chinese social media competition.