Eye contact, a firm handshake and honesty has taken Ashburton-based rural realtor Tim Gallagher from strength to strength.
''You're never too old to learn,'' says Women's Institute (WI) veteran Doris Wakelin.
Mycoplasma bovis has been confirmed on two properties in Mid Canterbury and a further 25 properties are under a notice of direction.
Empowering farmers working through the Mycoplasma bovis process involves Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) regional managers Charlotte Austin and Lydia Pomeroy working long hours.
Rangitata Diversion Race Management Ltd (RDRML) chief executive Ben Curry has left the top job just short of 12 years in the role to lead McGrath Nurseries in Cambridge.
The cost of food production is set to increase as New Zealand's agricultural industry faces scrutiny in trying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The apple didn't fall far from the tree.
Members of the Mid Canterbury Federation of Women's Institutes took to their sewing machines to begin their latest project - bed quilts for a cause.
Sarah Heddell's mind is racing.
A lot of research and development has gone into the deer milking operation at Mt Somers, but now decisions need to be made about taking it to the next level, deer milking mob co-owner Mark Faulks...
Mid Canterbury's rural roads are hitting the headlines for the wrong reasons and residents, often first on the scene, have had enough.
Mid Canterbury AgriKidsNZ regional winners, the AIS Fencers, have been racking up hours of training ahead of next month's grand final event in Napier.
After a lifetime of helping others in her community, and beyond, Mid Canterbury Federation of Women's Institutes president Mavis Wilkins has been awarded the highest honour in the Women's Institute...
Dorie farmer Vaughan Jones has won the Mid Canterbury combined final of the Ravensdown and A&P association's Winter Feed competition.
Supporting industry, personal development and a sense of duty are some of the reasons to take their volunteer work to the next level, according to guest speakers at the recent Women in Arable meeting.
''Our brain is working 10 times faster than ever predicted possible. We've lost control,'' says resilience speaker and crisis negotiator Lance Burdett.
Ploughmen Bob Mehrtens, of Timaru, and Scott McKenzie, of Clinton, will represent New Zealand in the World Ploughing Championships in Russia next year.
Pencarrow Farm is a unique property just minutes from an urban shopping centre. Not only is it picturesque but it is a highly productive and environmentally sound enterprise.
Mycoplasma bovis meetings have been hosted by the Ministry for Primary Industries this month in affected areas. Central Rural Life reporters Toni Williams and Sally Brooker attended the Ashburton...
The team at Barrhill Chertsey Irrigation (BCI) opened the gates to members of the public for a tour of their new multimillion-dollar Akarana Pond this month.