A North Otago sheep farm uses a mixture of the old-fashioned and new-fangled at lambing time.
Central Rural Life
Waimate's wily pests are about to be tempted with lethal treats.
More targeted funding is needed to support rural communities with mental health challenges.
A Lincoln University student already showing plenty of initiative has been awarded the 2017 North Otago Federated Farmers-ANZ rural tertiary scholarship.
The design trials are over; now the field trials have begun for a new irrigator ''wing'' aimed at providing stabilisation in times of high winds.
South Canterbury's rural sector is being credited as a major contributor to recent economic growth.
A proposal to slap farmers with a water tax has led one Mid Canterbury man to adopt a "No8 wire" approach to the situation.
The future of lifestyle blocks in the Waimakariri district is under debate.
Woolhandlers will be in with the chance to pocket $1000 when the Waimate Shears returns to the district for its 50th anniversary.
North Canterbury’s Mary Tuinawaivuvu won the stockperson of the year award at the recent New Zealand Pork Conference in Christchurch.
Dunedin is past, present and future for Havoc Farm Pork, business co-owner Linda McCallum Jackson says.
Ex Glenavy farmer Allan Andrews is topping up Cancer Society funds thanks to his many book sales.
Experts are ''pretty confident'' the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak has been contained to two South Canterbury farms.
A dog attack on pregnant and lambed ewes has prompted Hawarden farmers Richard and Mez Power to remind people to know where their dogs are at all times.
Resident alpaca at Three Creeks, Burkes Pass, braved freezing temperatures and snow last week, prompting Ruth Waters to capture the moment on camera.
Taking a blood sample from a lion was not something Jeanine Calder ever imagined she would do, but last month she was in the thick of it in Zimbabwe.
The use of fine mesh covers could be the answer to controlling the tomato potato psyllid.
Lincoln University students have been busy helping earthquake-affected farmers in Waiau and Kaikoura.
Calving has begun on North Otago's dairy farms.
Waimate's new purpose-built stadium is about three weeks away from completion.