Growing up on a North Otago dairy farm, Isabelle Keeling’s knowledge of the agricultural sector was limited to the dairy industry.
Gavan Herlihy has had a lifetime on the land and says rural support trusts are a lifeline for many farmers "when the chips are down".
An ambitious plan by China to reboot the ancient Silk Road trading routes could deliver significant benefits to Silver Fern Farms, the company’s chief executive says.
North Otago farmer Matt Ross has been appointed to the board of LIC (Livestock Improvement Corp).
Fonterra's $6.50 farmgate milk price forecast for next season is likely to lead to an increase in farmer confidence and bring forward farm spending and investment, economists say.
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority chief executive Duane Knowles (left) and customer services manager Phil Cranswick admire the winning entry in the Child Cancer Fleece Competition.
Te Mana Lamb, the product of the Omega Lamb Project, has been officially launched by Prime Minister Bill English in Hong Kong.
With the lowest passings in recent months of 15%, it was encouraging to see some positivity in the market at last week's South Island wool sale in Christchurch, Roger Fuller, of CP Wool, said.
A new project set up in North Otago is aimed at helping farmers learn about how their activities can impact onwater quality.
Simon Engelbrecht isn't one to shy away from hard work.
How can we reduce sediment, phosphorus and E. coli getting in to waterways?
Southlanders prepare for what could change their farming futures.
The upcoming New Zealand Holstein-Friesian Association (HFNZ) conference will be hosted by the Otago branch in Cromwell.
Eight of the 11 finalists in the New Zealand Ewe Hogget Competition are from Otago and one of those is from Edievale.
Are you making money from milk or milk from money?
Genetic evaluations in sheep breeds were one of the topics of conversation during the recent Texel conference in Cromwell and Alexandra.
Nearly 50 Texel enthusiasts spent four days last week exploring Central Otago as part of the Texel New Zealand conference
The beef and sheep farmers who won the 2017 Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards are hosting a field day on their property.
The Dairy Women’s Network hosted more than 300 delegates, network partners, rural professionals and sponsors at its annual conference.
Silver Fern Farms proposes to close its Fairton sheepmeat plant just north of Ashburton, affecting 370 employees.