Tarras farmer Jayne Rive sits at the kitchen table of the Cloudy Peak homestead in the Ardgour Valley, her eyes ever-animated as she talks about the uncertainty involved with securing irrigation water for the family farm.
Focus on Farming
Alan Harvey grew up watching the Young Farmer of the Year contest on television and it was something he aspired to be part of.
Bill and Sharon Gow reckon they are living the dream. The American ranchers, who were holidaying in New Zealand recently, run a cow-calf ranch in Roseburg, Oregon.
Jom and Birgit Pemberton's Southland dairy farm has main-road frontage, making it extremely visible for the passing public, while they also provide walking access through the property for fishermen.
Andrea Bulleid loves wool. That passion has led her to launch her own fledgling business, The Sheep’s Back, in a bid to promote the natural fibre and teach the art of knitting.
More than 900 farmers have signed up to the Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Network to help make their farming businesses more productive and profitable. Each of the Action Groups involved...
Amy Watts might spend her days working with animals but, as she puts it, her job is really about working with farmers.
Lynne Currie has the distinction of probably artificially inseminating more deer than anyone else in the world.
It is highly unlikely that Prue O'Neill's dog will ever grace a course at the Omarama Collie Dog Club's trials.
Of the 81 Wanaka A&P Shows that have been held, Bill Gibson has the remarkable distinction of having attended all but one.
Silver Fern Farms chief executive Dean Hamilton leaves the role this month, and says it is a company that "drags you in''.