The biggest event on every dairy farmer's calendar is finally here, writes dairy farmer and Southern Rural Life columnist Bruce Eade.
More than 120 pupils from schools throughout South Otago are now clued up about what happens with wool once it leaves the farm gate.
Grant McKay, of Cromwell, would like to hear from young horticulturists and viticulturists who wish to help re-establish the Central Otago Young Growers Group.
A South Canterbury farmer says roads in his district have become impassable due to the poor job the council is doing maintaining them.
A Taieri dairy farmer recently had his 14-year-old dreadlocks snipped off, all in the name of a good cause.
AgriKids NZ Grand Final winners from Ashburton Intermediate School - the AIS Fencers - convincingly won a fun, agri-challenge mini event against some of the school's staff last week.
A year of handling fallout from the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak has taken its toll on Waimate woman Sarah Barr.
Southland farmers are leading the way in environmental practices and 17 catchment groups are now established in the region. Reporter Nicole Sharp looks into some of the achievements to date.
A love of sheep led to a Canterbury woman winning a New Zealand Young Farmers stock-judging prize last month.
At Moutere Station, the present generation of the Jopp family farming the property are very aware of its history.
Winemaker Jen Parr, of Wanaka, recently held her first mentoring session as part of a new pilot programme and says it was ''incredibly rewarding''.
Waipahi teen Linda Bos is more at home in gumboots than high heels, and could not name a supermodel if her life depended on it, but she will be taking to the catwalk again in Gore tonight.
Hundreds of Canterbury farming families had a day at the races recently to help them relax off the farm, following a stressful year dealing with Mycoplasma bovis.
Strawberry the cow forms the ''centre of operations'' for Lyn James and Graham Smith and their biodynamic lifestyle block near Cromwell.