Disagreements between farming and industry leaders are getting in the way of quad bike safety improvements, farm safety advocate Julie Dee says.
Central Rural Life
More diversity is needed on New Zealand farms to protect the environment.
More beef than dairy farms have been placed under movement controls because of Mycoplasma bovis in recent weeks.
Mid Canterbury's rural roads are hitting the headlines for the wrong reasons and residents, often first on the scene, have had enough.
Mid Canterbury AgriKidsNZ regional winners, the AIS Fencers, have been racking up hours of training ahead of next month's grand final event in Napier.
Geraldine High School competitors will not be lacking support in the FMG Junior Young Farmer competition in Napier.
Alan Harvey's new job is proving great preparation for his tilt at the Young Farmer of the Year title.
Mustering sheep is all in a day's work for North Canterbury's Georgie Lindsay.
After a lifetime of helping others in her community, and beyond, Mid Canterbury Federation of Women's Institutes president Mavis Wilkins has been awarded the highest honour in the Women's Institute...
A Darfield father and son have claimed this year’s top wheat growers’ award.
South Canterbury and North Otago's big meat processing companies will soon scale down operations for winter maintenance.
In early days, pioneering families on the land in New Zealand were almost totally self-sustaining, producing their own food.
A cross-political-party grouping of MPs in Parliament taking a combined approach in dealing with the Ministry of Primary Industry's response to Mycoplasma bovis is being welcomed by farmers.
An Auckland dietitian says there is insufficient evidence to prove that a plant-based diet has healthier outcomes than eating red meat.
Jim Quested knows his eggs.
A member of a remarkable Waitaki Valley family is the Central Otago Young Fruitgrower of the Year.
The Government's science behind the Zero Carbon Bill is wrong, Federated Farmers chief executive Terry Copeland says, and they are going to fight them over it.
An ageing membership of Federated Farmers is a concern for the organisation, chief executive Terry Copeland says.
The Government's methane emission targets will create some real pain for the country, South Canterbury Federated Farmers president Jason Grant says.
Dorie farmer Vaughan Jones has won the Mid Canterbury combined final of the Ravensdown and A&P association's Winter Feed competition.