Beekeepers have until March 22 to make a submission on a proposal to replace the American Foulbrood Apiary and Beekeeper Levy with a Hive and Beekeeper Levy.
Molecular biologist Bryan Williams paid for his Otago University studies by working in a shearing gang.
Up to 100 students from throughout Central and North Otago will be able to learn more about the career options available to them in agriculture during a field day at Mt Grand Station, near Lake...
Mark and Madeline Anderson are trialing a pasture mix that includes sunflowers as a method of soil regeneration and as an alternative polyculture forage on their Waiwera Gorge dairy farm.
If Armageddon happened Barb Peel said she and husband Stuart would be ''alright'' on their Raes Junction farm.
Wild Earth Wines' success at the Royal Easter Show Wine Awards earlier this month proves Central Otago wines can age gracefully, marketing and sales manager Elbert Jolink says.
About $22,000 was raised during the "hilarious'', sold-out "Blood is thicker than water'' debate between two teams led by brothers Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan and Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan.
Apiculture New Zealand will continue to focus on bee health and education as part of its strategies for the good of the sector, despite the majority of commercial beekeepers' voting ''no'' to the...
An Angus cow with calf at foot was judged the Mainland Minerals' Supreme Beef Breed champion during the Wanaka A&P Show on Saturday.
Farmers are able to apply for grants to subsidise their tree planting programmes through the One Billion Trees initiative, which was launched in November.
Some of the latest in New Zealand and Dutch pipfruit sorting and packing technology has been installed in an Ettrick packhouse, encouraging greater efficiencies and productivity, without losing staff.
Ettrick orchardist Con van der Voort opened his new packhouse upgrade
Recent increases in crossbred wool prices are good news for southern farmers, but the price is likely to return to its previous lows in the next few months, reports Yvonne O’Hara.
Six Otago and Southland beef farmers have partnered with AngusPure New Zealand in a programme to improve the quality and taste of the meat - and their returns.
Is the Otago/Southland region ready for a large-scale fire?
It was 20 years ago last week when Central Otago firefighters had to deal with two large fires, in the Waikerikeri Valley and Springvale area and in the Gorge Creek/Fruitlands area.
Switzerland now has a full team for the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Le Dorat, France in July, thanks to a recent recruit who arrived in New Zealand last month.
Yvonne O'Hara takes a cruise on the Clutha River.
Ossie Brown, of Naseby, was taught to hunt by his father before he was 6 and now he has made a career out of it.
After 45 years as Maniototo A&P Association secretary Neville Wahrlich has stepped down from the role.