South Canterbury farmers struggling with drought should take time off and support each other.
Central Rural Life
A top-selling Angus cow has set a New Zealand record at auction in South Canterbury.
Annabelle and Georgie Stalker are the sixth generation on their family’s Waimakariri farm.
Jacy and Allan Ramsay have sold their sheep milking flock, which was part of a boutique operation on the edge of Ashburton, producing milk for their Hipi Cheese business.
North Canterbury’s new farming leader is keen to improve urban connections.
Students from Southern Institute of Technology, seasoned wool classers from around the country and industry representatives converged in Ashburton this month for the annual New Zealand Wool...
North Canterbury sisters Sophie and Lucy Macdonald have found an innovative way of staying connected to the family farm in Marlborough - marketing and selling the farm's merino lamb.
The Duvauchelle A&P Show has received some high-level support as it faces an uncertain future.
Planning is under way for the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club’s Wheat and Wheels Rally.
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.