The battle is on to find the two woolhandlers to represent New Zealand at the world championships in Le Dorat in France in July.
A funding boost and plans to expand the Aquavan programme mean it will be used to educate even more groups this year.
Twenty-nine students undertaking the Certificate in Wool Technology course at Telford Farm Training Institute are in limbo after the liquidation of Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre.
The secret to a good marriage is knowing when to say no, knowing when to say yes — and trying never to confuse the two.
Nearly 70 Leeston Consolidated School pupils were put to work last month to help to restore a stream near Leeston.
A South Canterbury dairy farmer is hoping it will be third time lucky in his bid to make it to the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final.
The author of a children's farm safety book has been thrilled by the response and is drafting another.
The new boss at Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has boosted confidence in Mid Canterbury farmers dealing with Mycoplasma bovis eradication.
Murray Turley, of Turley Farms, Temuka, has been named a joint winner of the 2018 Australasian Syngenta Growth Awards.
Rural contributor Kevin Geddes has retired from Federated Farmers after more than 30 years pushing the causes of the rural community and ensuring its people were protected from industry and...
Mark and Louisa Willis' 145ha property at Otaitai is a little different from its neighbours for a couple of reasons.
Two pupils from Southland Girls' High School have been selected for the trip of a lifetime to the United States.
Southland herd-owning sharemilker Luke Templeton jokes he has had a couple of moments of weakness lately.
Tyla Bishop hopes a trip to the United States in July will broaden her understanding of global food production.
Otago rural hospitals are bracing for possible industrial action next year, as the implications of the Government's much heralded nursing safe staffing accord begin to affect them.