The major investment of building a stock underpass is worth every cent to keep staff and stock safe, a Northern Southland sheep and beef farmer says.
The language of Central Otago rabbit shooter Robert Andrews gets colourful when he talks about the Otago Regional Council and rabbit control.
Dunedin agritech company OmniEye is set for a big year and is aiming to go international.
There’s no I in team and no A in McKenzie.
A southern stag with "wow factor" has fetched the highest price in New Zealand for a velvet trophy sire.
The rural sector is uniting again to help those battling cancer in the South.
Cancer survivor Shaun Bradley is set to shear sheep to help Southerners battling the disease. Shawn McAvinue catches up with the West Otago farm manager as he prepares for some hard mahi on Waitangi weekend.
A North Otago market gardener has a thick skin from growing soft-skin potatoes for more than 40 years.
Ram sale season has started in the South and breeders are pleased with good clearances so far.
As venison prices remain depressed, a Northern Southland station is sticking to its guns, targeting high 12-month growth rates for its deer.
A Southern Rural Life investigation has discovered the most popular name for a working dog in the South. One name came out on top in both Otago and Southland. Shawn McAvinue reports.
Bidders flocked to a sheep sale at the Waiareka Saleyards in Oamaru last week. Shawn McAvinue photographed some of the buyers and sellers at the auction.
A North Otago market gardener has a thick skin from growing soft skin potatoes for more than 40 years.
More than 80 people attended a Beef + Lamb New Zealand field day at Rotherwood farm in the Maniototo last week. Shawn McAvinue photographed some of the crowd at the homestead before the farm tour...
Docking has been curtailed on a sheep and beef farm in West Otago. Shawn McAvinue talks to Avalon owner Allan Richardson about breeding cleaner sheep with shorter tails in West Otago.
A big South Otago annual ram sale is set to celebrate its 21st next week.
An East Otago egg farming family is giving cropping and cattle finishing a crack in the Maniototo.
Is forestry a threat to rural communities or an opportunity too good to refuse?
As the list of cancelled agricultural shows in the South continues to grow, a call has been made for the Government to support smaller events.
With many A&P shows cancelled, or not open to the public this year, the Royal Agricultural Society is calling for Government support.