Some Central Otago orchards say this season's crop is a write-off, while others are struggling to find enough workers.
The industry body for stone-fruit growers in NZ is reassuring international customers of our Covid-free status, after the virus was reportedly found on fruit packaging in China.
If you are planning to fish this weekend, Sunday looks to be the best day as far as the weather is concerned.
A Southland dairy farming couple with a passion for Central Otago have purchased a vineyard owned by a slain Auckland woman.
A 4WD safari into the Mid Canterbury high country on Valentine’s Day will generate some funding for the Mt Somers Walkway Society.
The 70th year of South Island Agricultural Field Days is shaping up to be one of the best events yet, organisers say.
A health warning remains on Lake Clearwater, in the Ashburton Lakes area, after a potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found.
Thousands of endangered black-billed gulls that usually nest at Ashburton’s State Highway One bridge have found a new home on a dairy farm at Lauriston — or at least some of them have.
Jersey cows have featured prominently over the years among the four generations on John Totty’s 465ha property at Staveley.
Lifestyle block farmers, owners of small flocks or those starting out are encouraged to attend the open day for the Black and Coloured Sheep Breeders Association Mid Canterbury branch.
Luisetti Seeds has made a multimillion-dollar investment in supporting New Zealand’s arable industry.
At 5am on Thursday, Gore shearer Megan Whitehead began her quest to break Emily Welch’s solo women’s nine-hour strong wool shearing record of 648, set in 2007. By the end of the day she had...