Life was very different when Keith Rowe was growing up in the Cust area, between Oxford and Rangiora, in the 1920s.
Central Rural Life
Changes to the Lincoln University Dairy Farm's calving patterns have produced a mixed result.
A favourable environmental result is one of the positives from a challenging season at the Lincoln University dairy farm.
The Lincoln University Dairy Farm is sticking with grass this winter, as it looks to prepare its cows for next season's calving.
Barkers engineer Darcy Gibbs was once a youngster who had no idea what he wanted to do when he left school.
National Lamb Day is coming up on May 24.
The new boss of the Foundation for Arable Research is calling for a renewed focus of biosecurity and the value chain within the arable industry.
Who can beat Cam Booker's tug of war team?
South Canterbury residents flocked to Otaio Bridge Alpacas last weekend for the annual Alpaca Open Day. The alpaca farm, south of Timaru, opened its gates to the public as part of the annual...
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has released its new brand and blueprint to boost the value of Kiwi meats overseas.
A report has found regional councils should improve the data they collect from water meters to better educate irrigators on how to use water more efficiently. Sally Brooker reports.
The number of dairy cattle in Canterbury continues to rise, against a national trend of stable figures, Stats NZ said last week.
Oamaru, Cheviot, and Invercargill are the latest locations where Mycoplasma bovis has been confirmed.
Restored rural Canterbury buildings are among the finalists for the two-yearly Canterbury Heritage Awards, which will be announced on June 15.
The weather was kind to North Otago farmers in the past year, but Mycoplasma bovis was a harsh blow.
This season has been a tough one for growing fruit and vegetables.
The new head of the Foundation for Arable Research (Far) has an open, honest style, a sense of humour - and a warm Scottish lilt.
The Foundation for Arable Research (Far) is reminding arable farmers to get on board with biosecurity - and says it is their livelihood at stake.
Interest is strong in a new funding structure that would keep the Hunter Downs irrigation scheme in farmer ownership.
Hinds Young Farmers Club chairwoman Cheyenne Wilson is a finalist in the Ahuwhenua Young Maori Farmer Award for Dairy.