To have good quality beef animals, it is important to have all your ducks in a row, says Hereford stud breeder Gray Pannett.
Two Southland raw milk producers believe current sale and transport regulations are limiting their ability to expand their business and they have told the Government that.
Sheep and beef farmers Sara and Tim O'Neill, of Five Mile Farm, Gimmerburn, have spent the past year developing a succession plan to buy the property from his parents.
Farmers are being asked fill out a survey about their experiences with Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) in their dairy or beef herds.
Cathie Cotter, of Dacre, has been elected chairwoman of the Southland Rural Support Trust (SRST) board.
Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) delegates to the recent Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) conference in Melbourne, sold socks, and the scarves from their necks, to raise money for the...
It was third time lucky for an orchard compliance manager from Kurow who was named the Central Otago Young Fruitgrower of the Year on Friday last week.
John Falconer's hydraulic, remote-controlled deer crush, which he designed, was one of the reasons he and wife Mary won the Gallagher Technology and Innovation Award at the 2019 Deer Industry...
Jacob Coombridge was so keen to work in the horticultural sector he moved from north of Auckland to Central Otago.
Thinking outside the box and treating Pamu's farm like their own, earned the managers of Kepler Farm a trip to Hamilton next month.
Federated Farmers Otago president Simon Davies would like to see a support and advocacy group, similar to that established in Ashburton last month, rolled out for Otago and Southland and other...
There has been strong growth by the honey industry during the past few years but with demand and prices dropping by as much as 50% compared to the previous season, there will be belt tightening and...
Although the Leask family has been farming near Omakau for 154 years, they cannot officially prove it.
After losing his dog on Earnscleugh Station, George Sheild could not believe it when his huntaway was found alive — one year later.
Even though site bookings for the 2020 Southern Field Days only opened at noon last Friday secretary Sharon Paterson has already received more than 150.
Dr Helen Paterson is looking forward to her next delivery, her brand new mobile health clinic mobile home, which is expected to arrive in Dunedin today.
Information overload, too many choices and too much technology and time in front of a screen can make the brain struggle to cope, says resilience coach Lance Burdett.
When huntaway dog Ben did not come home three months after going missing in the hills above Earnscleugh Station, his owner had to assume he was dead.
Kaitangata dairy farmer Stephen Korteweg thought the Federated Farmers Otago annual meeting in Alexandra on Friday night would be business as usual, but he was in for a surprise.