Nicki McConnell has worked in rural banking for the past 22 years, an achievement she admits is not so common in this day and age.
A South Canterbury farmer is concerned that recent dry conditions could spell the worst drought seen since 1988.
Twizel will receive the most funding in a move to control wilding pines in Canterbury.
Pupils interested in a farming future have taken a proactive approach to understand the country’s agricultural history and potential future.
Keen dog triallists from Marlborough to Southland descended on Springbank Farm in Levels Valley, near Pleasant Point, recently for the Tux Handy Dog and Tux Yarding Challenges, as part of the...
South Canterbury olive producers Alan and Anita Blakemore credit their consistent oil production to the "ideal" site they chose 19 years ago.
A South Canterbury dairy farm manager has credited his "do the mahi, get the treats" success story to the assistance of others.
South Canterbury sheep farmer Eric Laurenson believes wool is a tremendous product, so much so that he would use it for carpeting the floor of his home in a bid to highlight the uses of New Zealand...
Oamaru veterinarian Simon Laming says it has become increasingly difficult to source vets for rural practices, made worse the Covid-19 border restrictions.
South Cantabrian Hamish McKerchar was a helicopter pilot for 10 years, flying tourists from Queenstown over Milford Sound and Fiordland before Covid-19 hit New Zealand.
A South Canterbury farmer has called for more international horticulture staff members following what he called September’s "handy-ish" border exemption and visa changes.
A representative of rural women has called for the Government to create a stronger connection to the rural community, ahead of this month’s general election.
The year was 1978 and an 18-year-old Donald Mould had just left Canterbury University, heading home to Timaru for what he would soon find out was a globe-trotting shearing adventure.
An early decision to work in the dairy industry has ensured a bright future for one former North Islander who is now working towards farm ownership in South Canterbury.
Deer farmers need to work together rather than pull apart, South Canterbury deer farmer David Morgan says.
A velvet expert has urged farmers to stay optimistic about the future of New Zealand's velvet trade.
The demand for New Zealand merino wool has taken a significant drop, with those in the industry saying it is simply a result of Covid-19.
South Canterbury wool advocate Tim Black felt privileged to have the ear of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern last week, during her stop for a function in the region.
Innovation has been key to successful lambing in a dry season, one South Canterbury farmer says.
A South Canterbury farming family’s annual bull sale this year will show support to a rural charity feeding city missions and food banks.