Nice central location, neutral grounds, large undercover facilities with access to the expansive land at the showgrounds are just a few of the words of praise for the newly completed Mid Canterbury...
They came, they shore and they conquered, raising more than $85,000 for charity.
Three months into the job as the district's Rural Support Trust welfare response co-ordinator, Frances Beeston says Mid Canterbury farmers are openly talking to each other.
Former Temuka lad Lachlan Turley took a leap of faith and ventured stateside for a job in financial markets.
Shed construction at the Kiwi Free Range poultry farm has finished and the farm is running at full capacity, supplying hundreds of thousands of free-range chickens to poultry giant Tegel New Zealand.
Shaking hands with All Black coach Steve Hansen, visiting a traditional Welsh beef and sheep farm, and standing in the centre of Tokyo's busiest street with millions of other people were some of...
Current and former world shearing champions, stars from the She Shears movie and former All Black greats are among the shearers getting together at a one-off event in Mid Canterbury next month to...
Rural contributor Kevin Geddes has retired from Federated Farmers after more than 30 years pushing the causes of the rural community and ensuring its people were protected from industry and...
The new boss at Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has boosted confidence in Mid Canterbury farmers dealing with Mycoplasma bovis eradication.
It has taken nearly 20 years, but the wetlands of the Riverbridge Conservation Park are doing just what conservationist Russell Langdon hoped - offering a habitat environment for nature to thrive.
The boss of the Ministry for Primary Industries was in Mid Canterbury recently to listen to farmers' personal experiences as they go through Mycoplasma bovis phased eradication.
Farmer welfare is behind the push from a group of Mid Canterbury farmers dealing with Mycoplasma bovis phased eradication, who have set up an online farmer-to-farmer support group.
Rural life coach Frances Beeston has taken on the role of Rural Support Trust (RST) Mid Canterbury welfare co-ordinator for the Mycoplasma bovis response.
Communication and compensation were some of the issues raised by Canterbury farmers dealing with Mycoplasma bovis phased eradication at meetings in Ashburton last week.
Methven arable farmer Hamish Marr is Mid Canterbury's latest Nuffield New Zealand scholar.
The battle of the Mid Canterbury Women's Institutes in the Home Industries Pavilion at the Ashburton A&P Show last month, went to relative newcomers to the Mid Canterbury Federation, Temuka.
The Rural Support Trust (RST) Mid Canterbury welfare co-ordinator for Mycoplasma bovis response has resigned.
A couple of recent tractor fires in Mid Canterbury, likely caused by birds nesting, has Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) warning farmers to be vigilant and check farm machinery before use, to...
New Zealand Dairy Collaborative Ltd is looking for staff for its new milk-powder canning plant in Ashburton. The plant, in its final weeks of construction and set-up, has been years in development...
It has taken almost 20 years but hemp seed can now be sold as food.