Entering the New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards for the first time paid off for Anita and Alan Blakemore.
The man with a 'PhD' in fencing, world and national fencing champion Shane Bouskill, of Hawke's Bay, was at Fruitlands, near Alexandra, last Friday, demonstrating best practice fencing techniques...
Seven southern Young Farmers club members competed in the Southland Young Farmers district contest and skills day near Riverton on Saturday.
Crozier's Free Range Ltd are bringing duck to the plates of everyday Kiwis with their new commercially grown, 100% free-range duck products.
Dunsandel might be a small, country town on State Highway 1, but when it comes to young farmers competitions big things are expected.
A Canterbury farming leader has been nominated in the first Primary Industries Good Employer Awards.
Stress levels experienced by farmers affected by Mycopasma bovis are untenable, Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust welfare co-ordinator Angela Cushnie says.
At the Ashburton Fanciers' Society spring auction this month, day-old chicks, fertile eggs and hundreds of poultry streamed out the door of Ashburton's Sports Hall to all corners of the South Island.
Some of the greatest enjoyment Gordon Handy (63) had over many years of selling tractors was dealing with rural people.
Those attending the Southern Texel Breeders field day will have the opportunity to view the highly efficient lamb producing operation owned by Wilson and Gaylene Ronald.
Southland shearer and national representative Nathan Stratford made it three-from-three in more ways than one as he claimed the Ashburton A&P show's open title on Saturday.
Inter-generational farming is all about building relationships. While some assume the family farm will always be there, Tuapeka West farmer Bryce Rishworth considers relationship building essential for success.
A 101-year-old with a wealth of farming knowledge still manages his two dairy farms and one dairy support farm at Seaward Downs. Ashleigh Martin catches up for a chat.
A former road transport sales and logistics manager is the new Southern Dairy Hub farm manager, effectively looking after four distinct dairy farming systems.
Rob McQueen, of Teviot, and Jared Ross, of Kurow, were co-opted on to Beef + Lamb New Zealand's Central South Island Farmers Council at its annual meeting in Wanaka last week.