Sheep breeding has become a science, and with technology and stock management, these three elements have combined in the sheep breeder of today.
Intergenerational farmers are rural survivors, but they do not have a big voice in environmental management, according to Lynda Murchison.
Alec Muir has become the first flour miller in South Canterbury to win the NZ Flour Millers Association's Tier One Barris Sherris Scholarship.
An $8000 investment in a Hampshire ram at the Gore ram fair two years ago has paid off for Little River farmer Ben Butterick.
The founder of Whatever with Wiggy, a word-of-mouth online forum for people in rural communities, has been praised by his peers nationwide for keeping members connected and sane during Covid-19.
Mid Canterbury dairy farmers John and Michelle O’Connell are days away from getting Mycoplasma bovis test results.
Will Halliday says he acts much the same as a farmer on a drafting gate when new proposals and ideas come across his desk.
Brent and Kara Lilley, of Coromandel Agriculture Ltd, have been named Silver Fern Farms’ Plate to Pasture Award winners for 2020.
Soup strainers of varying shapes and sizes have been appearing on the faces of Southland Farm Machinery staff in support of one of their own who is battling cancer.
Being brave. That’s something Kate Menzies has learnt a lot about through her involvement over the past decade with the Agri-Women’s Development Trust.
Maniototo’s Tessa Jopp who has committed to her hockey career, including seasons with the national Black Sticks team, was forced to reconsider her options earlier this year while living in Belgium.