Celebrating fertiliser manufacture Ravensdown becoming a bronze sponsor of Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust at Taieri Airfield this month are (from left) Helicopters Otago chief pilot Graeme Gale,...
South Otago "primary school sweethearts" David and Ailsa Mackie have kept their farm in the family for more than 100 years.
A Western Southland father and daughter duo went head-to-head at a dog sale.
Lena Wells and her children, Max (1) and Scarlett (3), of Invercargill, pat heading dog Matt at the 64th annual Gore Dog Sale.
Emotion got the better of Western Southland farmer Martha Broughton after catching a glimpse of her working dog Bryn in her rear-view mirror yesterday.
Southern growers featured at the Federated Farmers Arable Industry Awards in Christchurch earlier this month. Shawn McAvinue talks to them about their mixed cropping operations.
Farmers united across the South to protest against feeling over regulated and undervalued by the Government.
Expect seed to continue to flourish, a South Otago seed grower says.
Expect showers in the milking shed if the cows have been eating plantain, a central Southland sharemilker warns.
Thousands of protesters and their dogs took a stand against several Government reforms in nearly 60 towns and cities across New Zealand on Friday. Shawn McAvinue asked people driving tractors and...
A Malaysian company has been given consent to buy a nearly 460ha sheep and beef farm in Western Southland.
Texel stud breeders Alistair and Karen McLeod sold their grazing block in Central Otago to move to the Maniototo to continue their dream of breeding a better sheep.
As a dry autumn stunted grass growth, farmers were putting out the ram in parts of Otago and Southland. Reporter Shawn McAvinue speaks to sheep pregnancy scanners in the South about the trends...
A shortage of wet weather gear has been caused by a perfect storm of a lack of factory staff and increased demand from extreme weather, manufacturers say.
The way the Government is promoting new rules for tail-docking sheep is frustrating, a South Otago farmer says.
A South Otago farm overseer is "sick and tired" of farmers’ political grandstanding and believes freshwater regulations are needed to "lift the laggards".
Downtown Gore is set to come alive with the sound of chugging tractors, buzzing planes and howling dogs as part of a nationwide protest against government regulations.
The annual Taieri Winter Crop Competition and Charity Auction has returned to raise more than ever before.
North Otago pig farmer Ian Carter has joined a call for new legislation to force producers of imported pork to meet NZ's animal welfare standards.
A "feel good" field day near Gore next weekend aims to improve the wellbeing of young people in rural communities.