Reducing their impact on the environment, is the aim of Milford dairy farmers Peter and Christine Bonifacio. Reporter Chris Tobin takes a closer look.
Central Rural Life
Will the Marpol Treaty make it more expensive to ship New Zealand goods to markets overseas? Chris Tobin reports.
Do not be afraid to make mistakes: that was a message delivered to young farmers earlier this month.
Joining organisations such as clubs for young farmers is good for wellbeing, research has found.
A changing world requires creativity from the next generation.
Young farmers from around the country lined up in national competitions earlier this month.
Nine VetEnt Tb testers in Canterbury have lost their jobs as AsureQuality Ltd (AQ) has become the sole supplier of Tb testing services for cattle and deer nationwide.
Matt Anderson made some unexpected finds when tidying up the family homestead for earthquake repairs.
The Kaikoura A&P Show has a new secretary.
Early potato harvests are looking good for South Canterbury with early indications it will be an average season, Potatoes NZ technical manager Iain Kirkwood says.
Sellers of tractors and farm machinery through the central South Island and the rest of the country enjoyed a good year in 2018, and the trend is expected to continue.
Shed construction at the Kiwi Free Range poultry farm has finished and the farm is running at full capacity, supplying hundreds of thousands of free-range chickens to poultry giant Tegel New Zealand.
A new book recording the history of a North Canterbury station is to be launched next week.
Buyers were fussy at the Black and Coloured Sheep Breeders' Association of New Zealand's national sale at the Waimate showgrounds on Saturday.
The battle to contain South Canterbury's wallaby population is not being helped by recreational hunters keeping joeys as pets, Environment Canterbury's biosecurity team leader in Timaru, Brent...
Good grass growth has dominated the season for central South Island meat processors.
Shaking hands with All Black coach Steve Hansen, visiting a traditional Welsh beef and sheep farm, and standing in the centre of Tokyo's busiest street with millions of other people were some of...
AgResearch’s grazing and arable research station site at Winchmore is for sale after more than 70 years of contributing to research.
Current and former world shearing champions, stars from the She Shears movie and former All Black greats are among the shearers getting together at a one-off event in Mid Canterbury next month to...
The Palmerston showgrounds will be heaving with activity at the weekend.