Otago continues to flex its muscles as a regional economic powerhouse.
A Scottish farmer and cattle judge would like to see New Zealand and Scotland work together to promote meat.
Two tonnes of Central Otago Boer goat meat was shipped from New Zealand recently to appear on the menus of three planned specialist restaurants in Korea.
American-born veterinarian and epidemiologist Dr Eric Neumann has made his home in the South while continuing to work around the globe. He speaks to rural editor Sally Rae.
Dan Brier enjoyed his hands-on farming career and he is also enjoying the opportunity now to have an impact outside his own gate.
Staying positive is the theme of two events being held as part of Beef + Lamb New Zealand North and East Otago Farming For Profit.
New Zealand's pork industry would be "decimated" if African swine fever (ASF) was to hit the country, New Zealand Pork chairman Eric Roy says.
Alliance Group shareholders can expect a "substantial" improvement in profit performance when the company announces its year ended September 30 financial results, chief executive David Surveyor says.
Southern farmers have played a major role in boosting New Zealand's beef cattle herd which increased 2.6% in the year ending June 30.
The recent bad weather has meant farmers in southern areas and the Southland hill country have ''taken a hit'' with hogget lambing, says consultant Deane Carson, of Agribusiness Consultants,...
About 160 seasonal workers at Oamaru Meats Ltd (OML) are entering their fourth week off the job after the meat processor shut down the majority of its processing on September 13.
Beef exports to China provided a $675million fillip in red meat exports to $8.75billion last year, the Meat Industry Association (MIA) says.
The second crop of lambs on the ground from Scottish genetics are looking good, Texel stud breeder and farmer Brent Busby says.
University of Otago Prof Jim Mann has taken issue with the findings of a group of international researchers, who found there were very few health benefits to cutting personal consumption of red and processed meat.
Cutting back on red and processed meat brings few if any health benefits, according to a new review of studies involving millions of people.