The Southern Beekeepers discussion group has completed the first two rounds of sampling southern beehives at sites in Mosgiel and Lake Hawea for the American Foulbrood (AFB) research project, Clean...
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Federated Farmers have launched a scathing attack on the government over its programme on pastoral leases, accusing it of a lack of integrity.
Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor says he will continue to monitor the dry conditions in the Clutha district so the Government is ready to "step in if required".
The rain is steadily falling as I type this but there has not been a dramatic rise in river levels yet, but if it continues for a few hours there will be.
The Richards family at Eastern Bush are relative newcomers to the sport of woodchopping and 14-year-old Jack Richards has got off to a flying start in his axeman competition career.
The aim of driving big trucks or milk tankers for Fonterra is helping motivate two men on a new course at Ara Polytechnic in Timaru.
New Irrigation New Zealand chief executive Elizabeth Soal does not regret her decision to remain based in Oamaru.
The New Zealand meat sector has come together collaboratively for the first time to help the Muslim community not only in Christchurch but around the country
Federal and state politicians are going into bat for Aussie farmers who have been under attack by animal activists in a cross-border campaign.
The likes of helicopters and, latterly, even drones, have replaced horses for mustering on many properties in New Zealand's back country. But in remote South Westland, traditions remain alive.
New Zealand farmer confidence increased slightly in the first quarter of 2019 - but more of the country's farmers remain pessimistic than optimistic, Rabobank's rural confidence survey has shown.
About a dozen people braved the cold and rain to stand in a creek to look its health, at Waitahuna last Wednesday.
Taieri-based Highland Helicopters took its new camera for a spin recently, inspecting 83km of overhead power lines and infrastructure from Ettrick to Roxburgh for Aurora Energy on March 24.