Twenty-three South Island farmers will aim to keep on the straight and narrow this weekend when they compete in the Upper Clutha ploughing competitions at Hawea.
Prices fell 5.1% in this week’s GlobalDairyTrade auction — the largest decline since December last year — as concerns about a resurgence of Covid- 19 spooked markets.
Even though his only rodeo claim to fame is riding a sheep when he was 6, Mark Booth has been named the New Zealand Rodeo Cowboys Association’s Secretary of the Year.
Lynne McCall had no idea she had been nominated for a New Zealand Rodeo Cowboys Association award until her friend sent her a video of the presentation.
DairyNZ is backing changes to the Resource Management Act (RMA) to deliver reduced compliance costs for farmers, increase efficiency and improve environmental outcomes.
If you’d asked South Otago pastor Alex McLaughlin back in his Canterbury farming days if he was interested in becoming a minister, he’d have said, "Never, it’s just not me."
The Southern Institute of Technology is planning to introduce or update forestry, apiculture, horticulture and aquaculture courses to cater for the increasing demand for primary sector workers.
Leithen Valley Hunts owner Rachel Stewart has had no clients and no income since New Zealand’s borders were closed.
One of the world’s largest apparel and footwear companies is funding a cadetship in New Zealand’s fine wool harvesting industry, with support from the New Zealand Merino Company.
Brian Hore wants to invite Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage to his Northern Southland property so she can see the impact her Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill will have on the land he and his family have run since 1950.
Federated Farmers Otago high country chairman Andrew Paterson believes MP Eugenie Sage’s proposed Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill will make management of properties like his more difficult.
Westland Milk, now owned by China's Yili, said the company's chief executive Toni Brendish would step down effective from Friday after four years in the role.
South Otago sheep and beef farmer Amy Blaikie has been "absolutely blown away" by the response to her wool petition.