A third of the farmers who visited the launch of a new health check initiative were referred to see a doctor.
A South Canterbury teacher is on a mission to launch a teenage fencing competition.
Shawn McAvinue asked fencers at the National Fencing Field Day, at the Otago Taieri A&P Showgrounds, on August 3, how they cope with the stresses of working in the industry and what they do to...
The Fencing Contractors New Zealand national conference was held in Dunedin for three days last week.
A grass and hay wintering system is showing promising results in Northern Southland.
Farmers are remaining mostly positive after many parts of Otago experienced the wettest July on record.
Western Southland farmer George Broughton is serious about having fun.
About 40 horse riders, mostly farmers, descended on the beaches of Western Southland to raise money to buy waratahs and wire to restore horse paddocksat three backcountry huts in the province.
A project trialling detainment bunds to remove phosphorus and sediment from stormwater on farms is set to come to the South.
Southern Rural Life reporter Shawn McAvinue spends five minutes with Pat Macaulay.
A Dunedin woman is calling for new members to keep the Southern Goat Group afloat after the "pre-eminent" goat breeder in New Zealand sold his stud in South Otago.
Southland Farm Machinery apprentice Logan Robertson will face off against a North Islander and four Australians for the title of the John Deere service apprentice technician of the year.
Is South Otago man Owen Booth the G.O.A.T of New Zealand Boer goat breeding in New Zealand?
Pupils of a small South Otago school want to show Southern Rural Life readers their beloved tree "Big Softy".
A plan is brewing to tackle the plague of rabbits on Otago Peninsula.
The 65th annual Gore Dog Sale is on next week.
Dunedin livestock scientist Jason Archer is making the most of the border reopening and has been discovering a new world shifting its focus to sustainability.
More than 80 people attended a field day on the farm of 2022 Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards winner Kevin Hall in Waimahaka last week.
The only thing certain in life is change and Southland farmer Kevin Hall wants to be part of it. Shawn McAvinue visits a field day to see how the Ballance Farm Environment Awards regional winner is...
AgResearch senior scientist David Stevens has been speaking to farmers in North Otago and Southland about the importance of building flexibility in a farming system.