A balmy day warmed the mood of thousands of visitors drawn to the annual Otago Taieri A&P Show on Saturday.
The animals were in charge at the Lawrence Rodeo on Saturday, as some of rodeo’s leading riders fought to stay on top.
A Perendale ram from the Gardyne family’s Klifden stud in the Ida Valley topped this year’s Gore ram fair, selling for $15,500.
Ask Dunedin entrepreneur Tim Ryan to describe the nine months since launching Otis Oat Milk — New Zealand’s first oat milk producer — and he quips "probably insane".
Westpac has revised its farmgate milk price forecast for the season from $7.10 to $7.40 on the back of stronger than expected dairy prices so far this season.
Chugging, hissing, thudding and whirring, along with the smell of coal burning and smoky steam filling the air. There was no question — this was Edendale Crank Up Day 2020.
With the recent spell of fine weather, most waters are at a level that would be considered normal at this time of year — good news for us anglers. The trout are feasting on willow grubs and,...
Dairy land values are being undermined by three factors that are unlikely to disappear within the next five years, a new Rabobank report says.
A recently widowed Marlborough dairy farmer says a logging operation that has sprung up on a neighbouring property is likely to destroy her farm.
Port Molyneux dairy farmers Tim and Katy Button were delighted when their Ayrshire cow won the Ayrshire New Zealand South Island championship title recently.
It was a big day for 14-year-old Charis Morrell, of Alexandra, when she won the junior woolhandling final at the Southland Shears and New Zealand Crossbred Lambs shearing and woolhandling...
‘‘It’s a dirty job but someone’s got to do it’ — words that couldn’t be more true than for woolshed cleaner Rodney Robinson.
East Otago farmer Will Heckler has found a handy mode of transport for getting to the beach and back from his Karitane holiday house: a vintage tractor.
Southern Rural Life reporter Yvonne O’Hara attended the Netherdale Red Deer Stud sale at Balfour on January 15.
Many a farmer through Central and Eastern Otago will know Jeremy Hore as the bloke that dropped off drench, picked up sick dogs and advised on animal health products in his sales role for a...
Summer arrived weeks later than usual, and the poor start to the season meant both contractors and farmers working long hours to catch up on cultivation, baleage and silage-making, making hay while...
Weaning has been off to a late start for most in the South Island, Silver Fern Farms head of communications and sustainability manager Justin Courtney said last week.
After more than 40 years of breeding South Suffolks, Trevor and Doris McCall have decided to pass their Myola stud on to their grandson, Matt.