Some workers at the Silver Fern Farms Finegand freezing works say they are not receiving the correct protective gear to work during the Covid-19 outbreak and keeping a distance of 2m between staff...
Central Otago’s grape harvest must go on — wine producers are deemed an essential service, meaning Covid-19 will not stop the 2020 vintage.
Farmers are one of the essential services still operating under the Covid-19 lockdown and for many, it is "usiness as usual".
Farming advocates have expressed anger over the "rushed" pace of consultation on a core Otago Regional Council policy document.
Staff at Alliance Group’s Pukeuri plant say they feel like "cannon fodder" as they continue to work amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
New Zealand’s lockdown over Covid-19 is an opportunity for the agricultural sector ‘‘to step up and remind our country how great we are’’, Farmlands chief executive Peter Reidie says.
The Mayfield A&P Show drew a large crowd enjoying a great community day out with events and activities to suit young and old.
“It’s just a tremendous honour,” Women’s Institutes stalwart Jude Vaughan, the unsuspecting recipient of a WI Good Service Badge, said.
Everyone feels fearful, overwhelmed or anxious at times, resilience speaker and crisis negotiator Lance Burdett says.
A Kenyan student hopes her research into harvested New Zealand trees will help this country meet its climate change targets.
Now is an exciting time for young people to get into forestry, University of Canterbury head of forestry Prof Bruce Manley says.
Climate change has changed the way New Zealanders view trees, University of Canterbury (UC) head of forestry Professor Bruce Manley says.
Gardening influencer Charlie McCormick likes to plan trips down under to coincide with the Mayfield A&P Show.
When Roddy Kidd proposed having a shearing competition at the Oxford A&P Show back in 1971, he was told it would never catch on.
The A&P show movement remains ‘‘resilient’’ in the face of cancellations, Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) executive officer Debbie Cameron says.
The Methven A&P Association may suffer a financial blow with the cancellation of last weekend’s show but community support has been humbling, president Adam Glass says.
Women won all three placings in the West Coast-Top of the South Dairy Trainee of the Year competition.