A summary of more than 3000 submissions received on management of the South Island high country will be released next month.
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The rush to pass the Arms Amendment Bill was not satisfactory in the view of Federated Farmers' national security spokesman Miles Anderson, of South Canterbury.
MPI has developed several initiatives to address the problem of staff shortage in the primary sectors, a spokesman says.
There was something for most at the Ashburton Fanciers' Society autumn poultry auction in Ashburton this month.
The newly formed Kanuka Mid Canterbury Regeneration Trust (trust pending) was formed as a group to co-ordinate protection and regeneration of the district's natural heritage.
Community Public Health wellness promoter, and former police officer, Pup Chamberlain spoke to Volunteers and Managers in Mid Canterbury earlier this month. Central Rural Life reporter Toni...
The team at Barrhill Chertsey Irrigation (BCI) opened the gates to members of the public for a tour of their new multimillion-dollar Akarana Pond this month.
Four of the main issues concerning rural women - health, education, safety, and the environment - are on the agenda at an Oamaru conference.
There is a global shift to managing sheep at an individual level rather than a flock level, Lincoln University's Professor in Animal Breeding and Genetics Jon Hickford says.
Lambs wool continues to be the "star performer'' in the marketplace compared to crossbred adult wool, even with larger volumes coming forward for sale.
A Palmerston farmer has been fined $33,000 after an incident in which a truck driver was left with a skull fracture and significant head injuries.
While the custodians of Forsyth Barr Stadium might blanch at the thought of about 20 Jersey cattle being auctioned there next month, they need not worry.
They are fluffy, cute, and devastating to agriculture. Jono Edwards examines Otago’s rabbit problem and asks if there is any solution.
As dry conditions continue to bite in the Clutha district, Milton farmer Nigel Woodhead is imploring farmers to assess their own situations.
The New Zealand Century Farm and Station Awards committee in Lawrence is busy preparing for its May awards dinner where it will formally honour 40 New Zealand families for their significant...
Pupils from six colleges throughout Central and North Otago attended an agriculture careers day at the Lincoln University-owned Mt Grand Station, Lake Hawea, last week.
The Sheep and Goat Dairy Project (SGDP) is to hold a workshop in Invercargill tomorrow to explore the potential for dairy sheep and dairy goats as an alternative income stream for farmers and...