This year’s Ashburton A&P Show will celebrate the diversity of those living and working in the district’s rural industry, new president Victor Schikker says.
Central Rural Life
People who have consent to take and use water from the Hakatere/Ashburton River catchment waterways will soon face tighter restrictions.
Visit Hurunui is inviting the community to "have a yarn" about the district’s future using a down-to-earth video as a tool in its campaign.
Hundreds of people young and old took up the chance to walk in a dry section of the Rangitata Diversion Race and get up close to the new $17.2m fish screen system before it goes underwater.
Dairy farmers have another sleepless night ahead of them as freezing works struggle to make room for their cull cows.
Canterbury/North Otago dairy manager of the year Jaspal Singh hopes to make his bosses proud at next month’s Dairy Industry Awards finals in Christchurch.
Buying a farm is tantalisingly close for a lower order sharemilker who has found "going the extra mile" is paying off.
Having judges unavailable didn't stop Merino farmers taking to the road to select the best two-tooth ewes in the region against a backdrop of some of the finest high country, reports Tim Cronshaw.
Beekeepers are starting to get edgy about another mite that pairs up overseas with varroa to become a twin pest.
First-time entrants Kevin and Kyla Freeman are the major winners at the West Coast/Top of the South Dairy Industry Awards.
A grass grub and slug problem could put a dent in crop yields for arable farmers after a wet summer.
South Island farmers are being urged to get a tight grip on the financial internals of their farm businesses.
Lincoln University student Georgia Moody is the first person to receive a new Future Me Scholarship by New Zealand Young Farmers(NZYF).
Big financial backers are getting behind new technology designed by a Christchurch engineer to remove the guesswork from measuring pasture growth.