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.
The harvest of Perigord black truffles has started and a "price war" continues as values remain a third of historical prices.
AgResearch chief executive Sue Bidrose has nearly finished her first year in her new role and has "absolutely loved" it.
The Campbell family welcomed buyers to the Earnscleugh Station 36th Annual Bull Sale in Central Otago last week.
Physical therapist Hennie Pienaar opens his injury prevention workshops by asking meat industry staff if they want to live longer or die earlier.
An Australian boy’s dream of a career in the pastoral industries was born during an annual working holiday on a Strath Taieri farm.
ACC claims for injuries in meat processing plants have taken a dip. Reporter Shawn McAvinue visited Alliance Group's Pukeri plant to see changes being made to improve health and safety.
An Otago family will continue to play the "hard game" and give "100%" to its sheep and beef stud businesses.
An overseas investor is seeking to buy a sheep and beef station in South Otago, sparking fears the productive farmland could become a carbon forestry block and force families out of the community.
South Otago bull breeders Garry and Julene McCorkindale have spent $45,000 on a bull in a bid to continue a "proud" 30-year history of improving the genetic traits of their herd.
The average sale price for Simmental bulls has never been higher at a West Otago stud, but mostly the "top bulls" were being bought, a stud master says.
A "ripper" barn dance in a historic woolshed in Middlemarch is set to return after a successful trial run.
Self-proclaimed "wool freak" Craig Smith is challenging school pupils to find innovative ways to use "the best fibre in the world".