Following some trial and error, plus a little experience, a new nursery programme beside a lime mining site at Browns, near Winton, has germinated about 10,000 native seedlings in its first year.
Covid-19 will create a seismic shift in production for Central Otago’s horticulture and viticulture industries this season.
Lawrence man Ben Hart is looking forward to sharing a special piece of family history with the public once more this weekend.
A nationwide plan to tackle more than 800,000 hectares of wilding pine infestations over the next year will generate up to 550 new jobs and help prevent future wild fires, say Biosecurity Minister...
Groups in Christchurch, Dunedin, Gore and Central Otago have received over five tonnes of Whangārei citrus fruit for distribution to food centres about the South.
A new campaign launched on Monday will attract people to vital food and fibre sector jobs, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says.
Eight viticulture workers competed in this year’s Corteva Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year at the Otago Polytechnic’s Central campus, Bannockburn, last week.
Ashburton farmer Eric Watson has achieved the Guinness World Record for the highest wheat yield for the second time, beating his former record by 607 kilograms per hectare.
Growing hemp could help Canterbury farms become carbon-neutral, says Brad Lake, a co-founder of South Island hemp producer, The Brothers Green.
It has been a year since Tammy Wright established her landscape, gardening and riparian planting business, Fork and Spade, and since then she has got busier and busier.
The quality of water entering lakes, rivers and streams from farms in the Upper Clutha catchment is improving due to the thousands of natives being planted. One of the nurseries supplying plants is Wanaka’s Te Kakano Aotearoa Trust nursery.
Domaine Thomson Wines hosted the Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year educational day last Thursday.
Makikihi Fries is bracing for impact as manager Stewart Hydes pleads with Government, on behalf of the potato industry, to stop a surplus of European product being dumped in New Zealand.
Vanuatu's approach to repatriating seasonal workers stuck in Central Otago may be motivated by economics more than fears of Covid-19, an orchardist and a worker say.