A funding boost and plans to expand the Aquavan programme mean it will be used to educate even more groups this year.
Sediment mitigation was a hot topic at the field days hosted by the Pomahaka Water Care Group last week.
As spring turns into summer, the peony growing season is in full swing. Last week, reporter Ella Stokes went to catch up with Mosgiel grower Rodger Whitson, of Janefield Paeonies and Hydroponics, to see what it involves.
It is crucial farmers have their say in the public consultation of the dairy industry legislation review, experts say.
After over 30 years as a researcher a doctor's most recent discovery is one of her most exciting yet, and could be a benefit for New Zealand farmers.
Macraes Mine emergency response co-ordinator Steve Renton volunteered at the Otago Field Days as a first aid helper recently. Reporter Ella Stokes caught up with him to see what the job involved.
Families with a long heritage of farming their land have just over five weeks to submit their application for next year’s New Zealand Century Farms and Station Awards. Reporter Ella Stokes...
The Palmerston Saleyards come to life last Friday and Saturday with tents, people, machinery and more for the third annual Otago Field Days.
You may not expect to see a female behind the wheel of a truck and trailer unit heading down the road, but one Dunedin truckie says it's becoming more common.
Health experts say a ''virtual'' school could help both recruitment and retention of health professionals in rural areas.