A mountain of silt is a reminder for George Masefield of the deluge that left farmers stranded for days on Banks Peninsula.
Contract fencing for more than 40 years, Rob and Robyn McGregor recall a life of hard toil, isolation and the never-ending balancing act with a farm and young family in tow.
After launching the organisation now known as Southland Rural Support Trust, farmer Russell Falconer is not seeking re-election at the trust’s annual meeting in Invercargill today.
Southern Rural Life asked readers to send in a photo of a tree in the South with a trunk fatter than 11 metres.
Millers Flat Collie Club president Cam Bain, of Moa Flat, will compete in the North Island and New Zealand sheep dog trial championships in the King Country from Monday. Shawn McAvinue asks...
Working dogs feature large in Steve Kerr's life on the farm and in competitive events, writes Tim Cronshaw.
The science educator who invented her alter-ego, Nanogirl, as a way to overcome her nerves says farming women should embrace their inner awesomeness.
In the quarter of a century that a former Banks Peninsula farmer has kept the Canterbury A&P showgrounds spick and span, there’s one achievement he’s most proud of, writes Tim Cronshaw.
Perendale breeders from throughout New Zealand converged on Queenstown last week for their annual conference. Rural editor Sally Rae headed to West Otago and caught up with them during a tour of...
Tips to battle "insidious" droughts and avoid a financial hangover were shared in Ōwaka and Clinton last week.
When Rural Livestock agent Don Roney retires at the end of next month, he will call time on a more than 50-year career.
Now home to some of the rarest species of rhododendrons in the world, Gore’s Bannerman Park is playing an important role in conservation.
As more farms are sold for forestry conversion, Shawn McAvinue asks southern bull breeders: do you think the land-use change will soften demand at your upcoming sale? Clayton Peters of Peters...
If every dog has its day, then Kirsty O’Connor will be hoping that day dawns for Dusk — and Pitch — this week.