It’s been a roller-coaster ride for South Canterbury farmers Kelly and Morgan Campbell since their cattle were the first in NZ to be depopulated due to Mycoplasma bovis. But they've come out the other side with a new business venture.
The New Zealand Merino Shears turns 60 in October and front and centre at the celebrations will be one of its founders.
University of Otago graduate Craig Bunt has been made the inaugural professor of Otago’s agricultural innovation programme.
A mixture of milk and mud covered a rural Southland road yesterday afternoon after a milk tanker crashed.
Fonterra directors are proposing a cheaper entry for farmers to the big dairy cooperative and either axing or capping through a buy-back the listed Fonterra Shareholders' Fund to protect farmer...
The Frame family recently celebrated 100 years of farming Burnbank in Teviot Valley. Shawn McAvinue talks to Bill and Gwenda Frame about how four generations have transformed the land.
A group of Southland men keen on giving back to their community have completed a trek from Invercargill to Christchurch and back in two days - in a tractor.
Southlander Sophie White has never looked back after making a snap decision to leave school to enter the dairy industry, and she has a tattoo to show it.
Fonterra share trading has been halted, pending an announcement tomorrow about its capital structure.
Owen Rowland might have just celebrated his retirement after 50 years in the shearing shed — but he’s quick to point out he only did 49 on the handpiece.
Hunting, farming and dyslexia have combined in a true family collaboration for ex-Stags flanker Tim Boys. Mary-Jo Tohill reports.
Fruit or vegetable, a couple of amateur Clutha growers have grown some whopper pumpkins this year. Reporter Mary-Jo Tohill had a chat to them following their wins at the recent 5th annual South...
Southern students considering careers in the red meat processing and exporting sector were among the Meat Industry Association scholarship recipients for 2021. In a series, reporter Shawn McAvinue...
When Brazilian national Alberto Costa left his home country for Invercargill 11 years ago, he never imagined he would become a duck-shooter.
For a good 30 minutes, blizzard conditions appeared to prevail in a small part of South Otago yesterday, as the "Norman-ator Mark 2" made short work of plucking about 260 ducks.
Lake Hawea Station has been named the first farm in New Zealand to have a carbon footprint certified by environmental certifications provider Toitu Envirocare.