Graeme Pile helps farmers to use the “less is more” principle when applying fertiliser.
Clare Buchanan has been helping farmers to improve their environmental footprints.
A survey of North Canterbury’s drought-stricken farmers has found most are coping well.
Lambing tips will the focus of Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s winter seminar at Coalgate, near Darfield, next week.
The shows must go on in North Canterbury this spring.
Waimakariri landowners could be offered incentives to help protect biodiversity on their properties.
Growing hemp could help Canterbury farms become carbon-neutral, says Brad Lake, a co-founder of South Island hemp producer, The Brothers Green.
Heritage pigs have provided a nutty solution on a small farm near Christchurch.
Rural sector diversity is the key to supporting Canterbury’s Covid-19 recovery, North Canterbury Federated Farmers president Cameron Henderson says.
Kaikoura farmers have thrown their support behind a Marlborough family, following a lockdown tragedy.
It is time to take the shearers to the sheep.
The thought of being able to help people led to Gayle Litchfield joining the North Canterbury Rural Support Trust five years ago.
Worries about holding a bull sale in Covid-19 Alert Level 2 were alleviated when the country moved into Alert Level 1 on the day of the sale. David Hill reports.
Cattle are more predictable than people, say former Marlborough police officers Richard and Denise van Asch.
Kaiapoi is once again showing resilience in the face of adversity.
Virtual saleyards are becoming a useful tool for farmers selling stock.
The Lincoln University Dairy Farm is “limping” to the end of the season, after a promising start.
Adjusting to the lockdown has proved to be a challenge for students who have returned home to rural areas.
Engaging with local high school pupils has proved rewarding for one North Canterbury young farmer.
North Canterbury Rural Support Trust chairman Andy Munro is concerned for the wellbeing of farmers as they negotiate the ongoing effects of a dry season and the Covid-19 lockdown.