A New Zealand record was set when a Brock Deer velvet stag sold for $102,000 at the on-farm sale at Merino Downs last Wednesday night.
After more than 40 years of breeding South Suffolks, Trevor and Doris McCall have decided to pass their Myola stud on to their grandson, Matt.
Summer arrived weeks later than usual, and the poor start to the season meant both contractors and farmers working long hours to catch up on cultivation, baleage and silage-making, making hay while...
Port Molyneux dairy farmers Tim and Katy Button were delighted when their Ayrshire cow won the Ayrshire New Zealand South Island championship title recently.
The annual juice-stained fun and games of Cherry Chaos will be held at the Roxburgh Sports Grounds today, from 5pm.
Despite chilly, windy weather, numbers attending the Wyndham Harness Racing Club’s race day at Cromwell Racecourse pleased organisers.
Accommodation will be in demand in Gore and surrounding areas in May by spectators, supporters and competitors involved in the New Zealand and South Island dog trial competitions.
Southland-Otago has topped the country with record entries in the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIA).
Although it is only a couple of weeks into the Otago and Southland ram sales season, early indicators are the numbers are looking good for buyers and sellers.
Emily Agnew (16) does not live on a farm, but she is so passionate about dairy farming that she regularly borrows calves to take them to shows to compete in handler competitions.
If you are at a rural event, a social gathering, a workshop or even a game of golf in Southland or South Otago, there might just be someone there from the Rural Southern Wellness Activity Team ...
Ricardo Barcia is passionate about wool and the wool industry, and wants to learn more about fleece preparation before he returns home to Uruguay in March.
A productive cow is the dairy world’s equivalent of a triathlete, ruminant nutritionist Andrea Murphy, of Alexandra, says.
Julia and Stewart Eden, of Balfour, were thrilled when their Java South Devon stud heifers and bulls won top honours at the New Zealand Agricultural Show recently.
Central Otago rabbit populations have ‘‘exploded’’ thanks to good breeding conditions, lack of controls on reserves and a poor response to the introduced K5 virus, farmers say.