Water is the new gold in Otago and there is a mountain of work to bring water allocation in the area in line with the rest of the country before time runs out.
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This Mycoplasma bovis is colossal. It will reach far and affect many of us in some way. In a huge, indescribable way.
A top price of $18,500 was achieved at last week’s Fossil Creek Angus sale in North Otago.
Hampden’s Josh Quinn and Tane Nikau (5) view some of the boars shot at the 2018 North Otago pig-hunting competition.
A strong export performance and farm profitability results, despite a variety of challenges, is testament to the resilience of farmers, MPI's latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries report says.
AgResearch is working on new ways of detecting diseases hidden at low levels in livestock.
This is where we are ... it's forward from here, Federated Farmers Mid Canterbury president Michael Salvesen says.
Farmers are still waiting for the Government to decide on harsher penalties for people caught rustling stock.
In the story about green eggs and ham, the eggs were probably laid by araucana fowl.
Hunter Downs Water should have a funding plan for its South Canterbury irrigation scheme by the end of this month.
South Canterbury pooches and their masters have showcased their dog trialling skills in Blenheim.
The agrifood sector needs to ''move with velocity'' to deliver on the community's desire for swimmable rivers and lakes, an industry report says.
Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker has slammed the Ministry for Primary Industries' moving day performance as ''woefully inadequate'', saying some farmers were forced to leave stock on farms.
Unbalanced narrative around the agri-food sector is putting both it and the contribution it makes to New Zealand at risk, KPMG global head of agribusiness Ian Proudfoot believes.
Non-repeating costs from industry compliance, ex-cyclone Gita and organisational restructuring hurt the bottom line of New Zealand's largest poultry producer, Tegel Group Holdings.
Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Ltd is seeking feedback from shareholders on proposed amendments to its constitution, which include increasing the number of directors on the board.
Experienced Dunedin marketer Sharon Angus has joined the board of New Zealand Young Farmers as an appointed director.
Primary sector organisations have welcomed the launch of a action plan to support farmers and growers to implement good farming practices that will improve freshwater quality.
A dislike of chickens has proved no obstacle to running a local poultry show.
Following the decision earlier this year that Crown Irrigation Investments (CII) could not help fund the Central Otago Falls Dam irrigation project, Manuherikia River Ltd (MRL) chairman Allan Kane...