Where there’s wool, there’s a way (to use it).
Farmers have been notified there will be costs associated with removing lamb slinkies and calf carcasses from farms, following a fall in international market prices.
Agri Training has been running a two-week rural retraining foundation course for people wanting skills to work in the rural workforce.
Planning is under way for the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club’s Wheat and Wheels Rally.
Valued farm tools of the canine variety went under the hammer this month in Mid Canterbury and people from around the country came to buy.
Agri Training is offering its state-of-the-art training "cow", Matilda, to those in the dairy industry seeking to train staff before the calving season.
WATCH: A South Island agricultural institute is offering its state-of-the-art training cow Matilda to people in the dairy industry looking to train staff ahead of the calving season.
Mid Canterbury boutique farmers Monique Smith and Allan Ramsay are among a handful of businesses braving the cold mornings and manning winter stalls in downtown Ashburton.
The meat and wool industry is facing various challenges, Mt Somers farmer David Acland says.
Judy Skevington, the friendly voice at the end of Rural Support Trust Mid Canterbury’s hotline, has resigned.
WATCH: More than 20 well-drilled ploughmen took part in the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club ploughing match late last month.
Fifth-generation arable farmer Hamish Marr has spent the past year immersed in academia, travelling around the world to research glyphosate use. He talks to Toni...
Ploughing stalwart John Stalker took to the field last weekend in the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club qualifying ploughing match.
Nationwide attention post-Covid-19 lockdown is now turning to economic recovery — or at least slowing the freefall — arable farmer David Clark says.
Two new faces have been elected to the Federated Farmers Mid Canterbury provincial team.
Meat the Need founders Siobhan O’Malley and Wayne Langford have helped supply months’ worth of meat to foodbanks across Canterbury and the South Island.
Organisers of the Ashburton A&P Show are ploughing ahead with planning for an annual show but keeping the budget in mind.
Retired Ashburton businessman Tony Todd celebrated his 73rd birthday last week by cycling 73km around Ashburton raising more than $6800 for Hospice Mid Canterbury. He was joined by around 25 cycling...
The Covid-19 lockdown has given Canterbury baker Matt Harvey a new lease on life.