Calving is about to shake up the winter routine for Canterbury's dairy farmers.
Central Rural Life
It's been the facilitator, educator and champion of recycling in Mid Canterbury over the past 24 years, but economic conditions are forcing Wastebusters to close its doors for good.
Cutting-edge technology used in Fonterra's new mozzarella line at its Clandeboye plant is the first of its kind in the world, and being kept under wraps.
The New Zealand Groundspread Fertilisers Association's new national biosecurity guidelines, preventing the spread of weed and pest diseases, have been welcomed by Federated Farmers' Mid Canterbury...
The first day of the South Canterbury Tux Yarding Challenge, run in conjunction with the Winchester Tux Handy Dog Challenge, was held at the new venue at Springbank Farm, Pleasant Point.
The Rural Support Trust (RST) Mid Canterbury welfare co-ordinator for Mycoplasma bovis response has resigned.
Rural life coach Frances Beeston has taken on the role of Rural Support Trust (RST) Mid Canterbury welfare co-ordinator for the Mycoplasma bovis response.
A South Canterbury dairy farmer is hoping it will be third time lucky in his bid to make it to the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final.
The battle to contain South Canterbury's wallaby population is not being helped by recreational hunters keeping joeys as pets, Environment Canterbury's biosecurity team leader in Timaru, Brent...
Former Temuka lad Lachlan Turley took a leap of faith and ventured stateside for a job in financial markets.
The importance of farmers lifting their game and being more environmentally conscious was emphasised at Beef + Lamb New Zealand's annual meeting in Timaru last week.
Tony Dobbs showed he is the best blade shearer in the country when he competed at the Mackenzie Highland A&P show in his home town of Fairlie at Easter.
Disagreements between farming and industry leaders are getting in the way of quad bike safety improvements, farm safety advocate Julie Dee says.
A Timaru honey company does not own any hives but it is the country's best producer of the highly valued manuka honey.