Rural Support Trust Mid Canterbury chairman Peter Reveley says the trust, which was set up in 1991 with just seven members, comprising representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry ...
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Pendarves Young Farmers, Farm Strong and Rakaia’s Railway Tavern are hosting a Young Farmers speed shear competition.
Mid Canterbury dairy farmer Alister Body is stepping down from the Ruralco board to pursue ‘‘broader agribusiness interests’’.
The Methven community is giving generously to support a campaign set up to help those affected by the Australian bushfires.
More than a decade of conservation work has resulted in a North Canterbury farmer establishing one of the most significant restored wetlands in the region.
Tania Kiely admits to being ‘‘a bit daunted’’ as she looks ahead to next month’s Duvauchelle A&P Show.
Members of the Mid Canterbury Federation of Women’s Institutes (WI) have been been baking Christmas treats for some of their district’s Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) affected farming families.
A tighter calving period and reining in costs have been the features of the new season at the Lincoln University Dairy Farm.
Drone flies are proving a potential pollinator — they are not a known allergen, they do not sting and they can be pollinating crops within weeks of a low-cost setup.
Agri Training students will have practical, hands-on training to complement their classroom work when the Mid Canterbury facility opens next year.
Fairlie ram breeder David Giddings was thrilled with his Meadowslea ram sale result, in Fairlie. Strong sheepmeat prices and confidence in the sheep industry were reflected with spirited bidding at...
The farmer who topped the recent Christchurch ram fair with a Suffolk is just as fond of the Corriedale breed.
Chris and Anne-Marie Allen opened their doors to about 40 Canterbury teachers and industry representatives recently to give them insight into a farm working to good management practice.
Mid Canterbury agricultural teachers recently took part in a rural field trip, joining other teachers from around Canterbury to visit agricultural businesses and two farm operations.