A dry autumn helped the North Otago Irrigation Company pump out its third highest recorded volume of water to properties on its scheme since it was opened close to 14 years ago.
A top price of $35,500 was achieved at Meadowslea Angus stud’s bull sale in South Canterbury last month.
Government restrictions on where helicopters can fly make it difficult for hunters to find other places to hunt tahr, according to Tahr Foundation chairman Snow Hewetson.
Ploughing stalwart John Stalker took to the field last weekend in the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club qualifying ploughing match.
New Zealand farmer confidence may have rebounded as concerns about Covid-19 ease but it still remains deep in negative territory.
There are fears the Government will move on to deer once it has succeeded in eradicating Himalayan tahr from two South Island national parks.
Totara Valley’s Stern Angus bull sale fetched an average price of $8400 and a top price of $21,000 for an animal sold to KayJay Angus, in the Wairarapa.
Kakahu Angus stud held its bull sale last month in what owner Tom Hargreaves said was a "relatively poor current climate."
Kaikoura farmers have thrown their support behind a Marlborough family, following a lockdown tragedy.
The traditional season-opener of New Zealand shearing competitions, the New Zealand Merino Shears, has been cancelled this year and organisers are now working to mark its 60th anniversary in style...
A North Otago farmer who is among the first in the country to contribute to a new meat donation service is hoping others will follow.
A 13-year-old Holstein-Friesian cow known as The General for her "no nonsense, get on with it" attitude, has won the 2020 Valden Cow of the Year competition.
New Zealand Landcare Trust has launched a new book to mark the end of the successful Southland Farmer-driven Community Catchment Groups Project.
The Primary Industries Ministry is giving an extra $3million to the New Zealand Landcare Trust to improve waterways and promote sustainable management practices, MPI deputy director-general...