Fire crews have been working to contain a chemical leak at the Edendale Fonterra site, this morning.
A farmer-led water quality project will step up a gear next month, thanks to $3.7million of Government funding.
National's proposed changes to the Zero Carbon Act and significant shifts to the place of agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme have drawn scorn from Labour leader Jacinda Ardern.
What was initially going to be a "muck-around maiden day" dog trial has quickly taken on a life of its own, and all for a good cause.
It is "Unfinished business" for this year’s round of New Zealand Young Farmers’ Clubs’ district skills days.
Moving from a pastoral to a completely arable farming operation did not come as such a big shock to Waikoikoi farmer Anthony (Snow) Robertson.
Before she met her dairy farmer partner, hairdresser Ashleigh Sinclair did not own a pair of gumboots and was scared of cows.
Dairy farm owner and cherry orchardist Raewyn van Gool is one of the three new Otago Community Trust trustees.
It has been a tough start to the season in more ways than one for many farmers: snow fell as lambs dropped, tucker has been tight and the Government threw some interesting new regulations into the...
A trip to Wellington as part of the Meat Industry Association scholarship programme helped convince Ella Zwagerman she was on the right career path.
Shortages in the veterinary profession mean existing staff are working harder over longer hours and are under more stress.
Rural leaders say more funding is needed to support mental wellbeing, before it reaches crisis point.
A "bold" new report aimed at reducing suicide highlights the plight of rural communities, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says.