A Central Otago lamb has been found to feature in a film following last week’s shout out in the Otago Daily Times.
Michael Grimes and Caolan Duffy only planned to be in New Zealand for six months, working for an Alexandra contractor, but they are unable to return home to Ireland.
Invercargill agricultural contractor Daryl Thompson is more than "extremely worried" about finding enough skilled and experienced staff to operate his expensive equipment for the coming season.
Three Otago and Southland sheep studs have contributed rams to a low input sheep progeny study, which they say will help to "future-proof the sheep industry".
Dairy farmers Esmerelda and Michael Duffin looked at diversification to gain equity, rather than than taking the usual career route within the industry.
Waimumu sheep and beef farmers Jason and Debbie Smith have a "take it as it comes" approach to farming and it is paying off — despite their operation being affected by Covid-19.
Fresh sets of eyes over their dairy farm during the judging process was a bonus for Sandra and Chris Campbell when they entered the Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA).
Southland/Otago contract milkers Samuel and Karen Bennett placed third in the Share Farmer category at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards on Saturday night.
Entries are open for the annual Southern Indoor Charity Dog Trials, which will be held at the Agricentre on the Southern Field Days’ site at Waimumu on August 9, 10 and 11.
It might seem a slightly odd combination but Megan McCall combines molecular biotechnology with event management, which allows her to retain her connection with the sheep and beef industry, and...
Otago possum fur is being used to make high-end, high-priced garments by some of the top fashion houses in Italy but the price that hunters receive, along with supply of the fibre, has fallen...
It has been a year since Tammy Wright established her landscape, gardening and riparian planting business, Fork and Spade, and since then she has got busier and busier.
When it comes to improving water quality on farm, no one size fits all situations, Maitland farmer Craig McIntyre says.
A 13-year-old Holstein-Friesian cow known as The General for her "no nonsense, get on with it" attitude, has won the 2020 Valden Cow of the Year competition.
"Soil Your Undies" is a project being launched at several primary and secondary schools in North and East Otago — but it’s not what you think.
The New Zealand sheep industry could be the first to reach carbon zero, Southland sheep farmer Leon Black says.