The race is on for the country's leading blade shearers as they seek selection for the New Zealand team to contest the world championships in France next year.
Central Rural Life
Some Mid Canterbury farmers dealing with Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) need minimal changes to their farming operations but others are having to make contingency plans on a daily basis, Mid...
The New Zealand Groundspread Fertilisers Association's new national biosecurity guidelines, preventing the spread of weed and pest diseases, have been welcomed by Federated Farmers' Mid Canterbury...
Westport's Rebecca Keoghan has added another major award to an impressive resume.
Tasman young farmers tested their skills in Oxford last month.
One woolly mum is the toast of North Canterbury.
The plug has been pulled on the Hunter Downs irrigation scheme.
Testing is under way on Mid Canterbury potato tubers to determine how widespread potato mop-top virus may be.
The South Island's largest saleyards at Temuka have experienced a record year, despite the impact of Mycoplasma bovis.
Day-old chicks, fertile eggs and hundreds of poultry will be on offer at the Ashburton Fanciers Society annual Spring Poultry Auction in Ashburton this month.
Cutting-edge technology used in Fonterra's new mozzarella line at its Clandeboye plant is the first of its kind in the world, and being kept under wraps.
There is ''renewed opportunity'' for landowners to get into carbon trees, Carbon Forest Services managing director Ollie Belton says.
A Government emissions report recommendation that land planted in forests will need to increase massively by between 1.3million and 2.8million hectares is causing ripples of concern among sheep and...
Work is progressing well on Farmlands' new building in Timaru.
Dave O'Donnell has been an Ashburton District Council water ranger for more than a quarter of a century.
The day after the earthquake which devastated their community, John and Tish Ballagh met friends at the Hororata Cafe.
From training dogs as a youngster to having success at a national dog trialling level, Steve Kerr knows a thing or two about getting the best from a working dog.
Fuel thefts from a North Otago farm last week highlight the need for farmers to be security-conscious.
Could the next Young Farmer of the Year be a woman?
Rural leaders are calling for more support as suicide rates continue to rise.