The uncertainty around the Covid-19 pandemic is adding yet another headache for some Canterbury farmers.
Central Rural Life
The Mayfield A&P Show drew a large crowd enjoying a great community day out with events and activities to suit young and old.
Farmers in North Canterbury have plenty of drought experience and can take credit for being in reasonable shape as dry conditions bite, Winton Dalley says.
The uncertainty around the Covid-19 pandemic is adding yet another headache for North Canterbury farmers.
The Methven A&P Association may suffer a financial blow with the cancellation of last weekend’s show but community support has been humbling, president Adam Glass says.
The A&P show movement remains ‘‘resilient’’ in the face of cancellations, Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) executive officer Debbie Cameron says.
When Roddy Kidd proposed having a shearing competition at the Oxford A&P Show back in 1971, he was told it would never catch on.
Gardening influencer Charlie McCormick likes to plan trips down under to coincide with the Mayfield A&P Show.
Climate change has changed the way New Zealanders view trees, University of Canterbury (UC) head of forestry Professor Bruce Manley says.
Now is an exciting time for young people to get into forestry, University of Canterbury head of forestry Prof Bruce Manley says.
“It’s just a tremendous honour,” Women’s Institutes stalwart Jude Vaughan, the unsuspecting recipient of a WI Good Service Badge, said.
One busy Canterbury dog trialling enthusiast is reaping the rewards of her continuous hard work for a sport she cares about deeply.
Four Lincoln University clubmates are set to tackle the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Tasman regional final this month.
Turley Farms Chertsey, in the heart of Canterbury, is among a growing number of farms turning to sunflowers as a rotation crop to use between plantings.
The Temuka & Geraldine A&P Show has been declared a success — many speculating it may have been the biggest in the past 10 years.
Turley Farms Chertsey, in the heart of Mid Canterbury, is among a growing number of farms turning to sunflowers as a rotation crop to use between plantings.