Border Leicester sheep breeders Mark and Robyn Copland took out the coveted Dakins Ambassador of the Year title at the New Zealand Agricultural Show.
The hail which cut across Canterbury last month has left damage in its wake likely to have lasting effects for months to come.
The Lethams, of Hermiston Letham Rams at Mitcham, north of Ashburton, held their first on-farm ram sale last month.
Wakanui farmer John Hall bought a 1963 Massey Ferguson 788 model combine harvester about 30 years ago.
Greenstreet dairy farmers Lee-Anne and Norm Stewart swapped their gumboots and overalls for a touch of glamour this month.
As farmers anxiously await the outcome of the Government's Essential Freshwater plan, Ashburton farmer David Clark has outlined the significant losses it could have on his arable farm operation.
The McElhinney Water Fountain, on the corner of Havelock and West streets in downtown Ashburton, is again in top working order after a collaborative effort to restore it.
The bond between Mt Somers shepherd Skyla Taylor and 4-year-old heading dog Dag helped them to secure the maiden win at the recent Tux New Zealand Yarding Challenge South Canterbury heat, at...
Jane Riach has taken over the helm on the board of Kanuka Mid Canterbury Regeneration Trust, helping to balance biodiversity, predator control and planting for purpose in the district.
Mid Canterbury farmers continue their battle with Mycoplasma bovis and, in some instances, still facing ongoing battles to get compensation claims paid.
Farms are dangerous places, but people make them dangerous, Agricultural Leaders Health and Safety Action Group general manager Tony Watson says.
A snapshot of an ageing Highland bull was the catalyst that spurred rural photographer Amanda King to take a personal project and grow it into a successful company reaching international markets.
''It's like using a sledgehammer to crack a walnut'' and it's not going to work, Federated Farmers general manager policy and advocacy Gavin Forrest says.
Community stalwart Rosa Bennett, who is nearing 90, is the humble recipient of an honorary Age Concern New Zealand's Dignity Champion award, and it took her by surprise.
Manuka honey exporters have welcomed the Government's plan to help secure the term ''manuka honey'' for New Zealand, ensuring the multimillion-dollar industry is protected.