Pasture seeds from New Zealand have just arrived in a doomsday mountain vault in Norway - safeguarding their survival into the future.
Tarras woman Emily Walker has teamed up with Otago Daily Times Rural Life 2023 Year of the Farmer winner Myfanwy Alexander to launch a podcast called Ag in Conversation, digging into hot topics in the world of agriculture.
An estimated 2000 onlookers have lined the main street of Waikaia to welcome Goldfields Cavalcade participants to the town.
The government has announced an independent review of forestry's role in the Emissions Trading Scheme, saying owners have complained of "excessive costs".
Changes to the farm system of an 8700ha high-country sheep and beef station near Omakau are producing results.
"Don’t waste a good crisis. It is hard — margins are tough — so every dollar counts and we can’t afford passengers."
It is becoming a familiar story — strong-wool growers, frustrated by pitiful returns for their wool, deciding to do something about it.
A rising middle class in China are eating less red meat from New Zealand as unemployment bites but demand remains strong in the United States , Beef +Lamb New Zealand chief executive Sam McIvor says.
Four Southland tertiary students are among those selected for the Meat Industry Association scholarship programme this year.
A desire to work outside and be his own boss is what led Blair Stewart into sheep and cattle pregnancy scanning.
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand has updated its Fertiliser Use on New Zealand Dairy Farms booklet to ensure farmers get the best value from fertiliser applied.
Congratulations to the Southern Field Days committee members on hosting their first event in four years with record numbers in attendance.
All of the 6500 merino sheep on offer at four Central Otago stations were snapped up as demand for the fine-wool breed remains strong, an agent says.
North Otago’s A&P show was once again a success, with family entertainment, a menagerie of animals and high-quality circus tricks.
Central South Island farmers should not pin their hopes on the dry spell changing any time soon, with weather forecasters indicating there is little rain on the horizon.
North Canterbury farms are feeling the pinch of scorching summer temperatures leaving dryland paddocks parched and irrigators working hard to maintain ground moisture.
Canterbury farmers making the most of stretching their water on dryland farms are among those sharing their ideas in a new Catch the Rain project.