Hundreds of thousands of dead animals risk being left uncollected on farms because of a collapse in the price of leather.
Ask hunters where exactly in Central Otago they shot their haul in the annual Manuherikia Boar, Buck and Stag Hunt and they are unlikely to tell you.
It is a tale of two halves in the deer industry as venison schedule prices drop to their lowest level in more than a decade while consumer demand for velvet remains robust.
Cavalier Bremworth has entered into a partnership with the New Zealand Merino Company to launch long-term forward contracts with its ZQ wool certification grower community.
Twenty-three South Island farmers will aim to keep on the straight and narrow this weekend when they compete in the Upper Clutha ploughing competitions at Hawea.
Prices fell 5.1% in this week’s GlobalDairyTrade auction — the largest decline since December last year — as concerns about a resurgence of Covid- 19 spooked markets.
Even though his only rodeo claim to fame is riding a sheep when he was 6, Mark Booth has been named the New Zealand Rodeo Cowboys Association’s Secretary of the Year.
Lynne McCall had no idea she had been nominated for a New Zealand Rodeo Cowboys Association award until her friend sent her a video of the presentation.
DairyNZ is backing changes to the Resource Management Act (RMA) to deliver reduced compliance costs for farmers, increase efficiency and improve environmental outcomes.
If you’d asked South Otago pastor Alex McLaughlin back in his Canterbury farming days if he was interested in becoming a minister, he’d have said, "Never, it’s just not me."
The Southern Institute of Technology is planning to introduce or update forestry, apiculture, horticulture and aquaculture courses to cater for the increasing demand for primary sector workers.
Leithen Valley Hunts owner Rachel Stewart has had no clients and no income since New Zealand’s borders were closed.
One of the world’s largest apparel and footwear companies is funding a cadetship in New Zealand’s fine wool harvesting industry, with support from the New Zealand Merino Company.