Mid Canterbury businesses in need of skilled labour are being encouraged, by Ashburton District mayor Donna Favel, to reach out to workers affected by the closure of Silver Ferns Farms pelt...
Central Rural Life
New Zealand needs to find ways to make rural communities aged-friendly, University of Otago rural health senior research fellow Fiona Doolan-Noble says.
The rural community turned out in force to a Ministry for the Environment meeting in Ashburton earlier this month to hear discussion on the Governments's Essential Freshwater proposal and to voice...
Manuka honey exporters have welcomed the Government's plan to help secure the term ''manuka honey'' for New Zealand, ensuring the multimillion-dollar industry is protected.
Siblings Jonty, Bridget and Sophie Pye are proud of the projects taking shape on their family's South Canterbury farm - so much so, they have entered in a competition.
Experts are ''pretty confident'' the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak has been contained to two South Canterbury farms.
Canterbury's farming leaders say they will work with whichever government takes over in the coming weeks.
Farm employers are urged not to get caught out by the latest wage increase for skilled migrant workers.
Hayley Johnson is bucking the typical OE trend as she prepares to swap the Mackenzie district for America's rodeo circuit.
Strong sheep and beef markets are providing the impetus for farmers to sell their properties across South Canterbury.
A Kaikoura teenager will follow in his father’s footsteps when he attends the FMG Young Farmer of the Year grand final in July.
The Lincoln University Dairy Farm is sticking with grass this winter, as it looks to prepare its cows for next season's calving.