Planning is under way for the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club’s Wheat and Wheels Rally.
Central Rural Life
North Canterbury farmers can a expect a mixed lamb drop after a challenging season, local sheep scanner Daniel Wheeler says.
Kaikoura’s first regenerative farming event has been declared a roaring success.
Agri Training has been running a two-week rural retraining foundation course for people wanting skills to work in the rural workforce.
Faced with the realities of rural isolation, Sarah Reed has created her own clothing line.
It is a yarn borne out of Covid-19.
Lucy McPherson tried her best to avoid a career in the rural sector after being brought up on a sheep and cropping farm near Leeston.
The co-founder of a Canterbury charity that supplied four months’ worth of meat to South Island foodbanks during the lockdown says starting a new career path can sometimes be about taking a leap of faith.
It was all smiles for the return of the regular Temuka sale.
Will Wilding hasn’t seen his prize bull in six months, but has been getting rave reviews.
Nationwide attention post-Covid-19 lockdown is now turning to economic recovery — or at least slowing the freefall — arable farmer David Clark says.
Two new faces have been elected to the Federated Farmers Mid Canterbury provincial team.
The magnet on Colin Gibson’s fridge says ‘‘I thought growing old would take longer’’.
How to be a ‘‘Bloody Good Boss’’ virtual workshops were held by the Dairy Women’s Network last week, with the aim of ensuring dairy farming employers know what a good boss is, what is expected of...
Starting a new career path can sometimes be about taking a leap of faith. It’s something Meat the Need co-founder Siobhan O’Malley and husband Christopher did in 2009, and they are well on their...
‘‘Just get involved’’ if you want a career in the arable sector.
Changing perceptions about agricultural careers is a constant battle, New Zealand Young Farmers chief executive Lynda Coppersmith says.
Agriculture might not be the typical first career choice of someone who has grown up in urban Auckland.
Growing up in Rangiora, Teagan Graham never imagined what experiences lay ahead in the sheep and beef sector.
The last thing Lucy McPherson expected when she left school was to be working in the arable sector.