A Central Otago lamb has been found to feature in a film following last week’s shout out in the Otago Daily Times.
Entries are open for the annual Southern Indoor Charity Dog Trials, which will be held at the Agricentre on the Southern Field Days’ site at Waimumu on August 9, 10 and 11.
Southland/Otago contract milkers Samuel and Karen Bennett placed third in the Share Farmer category at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards on Saturday night.
Fresh sets of eyes over their dairy farm during the judging process was a bonus for Sandra and Chris Campbell when they entered the Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA).
Waimumu sheep and beef farmers Jason and Debbie Smith have a "take it as it comes" approach to farming and it is paying off — despite their operation being affected by Covid-19.
Dairy farmers Esmerelda and Michael Duffin looked at diversification to gain equity, rather than than taking the usual career route within the industry.
Three Otago and Southland sheep studs have contributed rams to a low input sheep progeny study, which they say will help to "future-proof the sheep industry".
Invercargill agricultural contractor Daryl Thompson is more than "extremely worried" about finding enough skilled and experienced staff to operate his expensive equipment for the coming season.
Michael Grimes and Caolan Duffy only planned to be in New Zealand for six months, working for an Alexandra contractor, but they are unable to return home to Ireland.
Twenty-five years ago Peter Clulee says pregnancy scanning ewes was "like watching paint dry" for the farmer.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has spoken about primary industry opportunities on which New Zealand needs to capitalise.
WATCH: More than 20 well-drilled ploughmen took part in the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club ploughing match late last month.
Clutha Environment Society sprang a surprise on rural landowners in the Upper Clutha Basin in early June. The two organisations came to an agreement that should clarify, and could tighten, subdivision and development rules in the rural zone.
Alliance Lorneville plant manager Shashank Pande says the most important aspect of his job is the people —the workers, shareholders, farmers and those involved in the industry.
Strath Taieri is a traditional farming district, best known for sheep and beef cattle. But an irrigation proposal being mooted has the potential to see it diversify into other areas.
Aerial checks of sediment disturbance and discharges to water from farming and forestry in Otago will start this week.
From North Otago farm girl to New Zealand fashion designer – Oamaru Mail reporter Gus Patterson finds out more about Auckland-based Tess McCone, who has just launched her own fashion label, Su’mar.