Andy Clark is proud to boast an unbeaten record as New Zealand sheep dog trials test team captain.
Central Rural Life
Strong commodity prices are not enough to make farmers happy, DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle says.
Getting children on to farms is one of the aspirations of a new partnership between Canterbury’s two universities.
Buyers from across New Zealand are expected to make a pilgrimage to the Hakataramea Valley next month.
The Lethams, of Hermiston Letham Rams at Mitcham, north of Ashburton, held their first on-farm ram sale last month.
North Otago farmers Murray and Gaynor Smith say they feel like they’ve been branded ‘‘unclean’’ as a result of being caught up in the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak.
Border Leicester sheep breeders Mark and Robyn Copland took out the coveted Dakins Ambassador of the Year title at the New Zealand Agricultural Show.
The hail which cut across Canterbury last month has left damage in its wake likely to have lasting effects for months to come.
Mid Canterbury arable farmer Randal Hanrahan has been elected to the Irrigation New Zealand board of directors.
A Scottish farmer and cattle judge would like to see New Zealand and Scotland work together to promote meat.
Two North Canterbury sheep farmers were pleased to enjoy some success at the New Zealand Agricultural Show last week.
Greenstreet dairy farmers Lee-Anne and Norm Stewart swapped their gumboots and overalls for a touch of glamour this month.
As farmers anxiously await the outcome of the Government's Essential Freshwater plan, Ashburton farmer David Clark has outlined the significant losses it could have on his arable farm operation.