Michaela McLeod is proud to be leading a ''family-friendly'' committee.
Central Rural Life
Planning is about to get under way for the 2021 South Island Agricultural Field Days, after a short winter break.
Hundreds of past and present members and invited guests of the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club gathered to officially open their club rooms, earlier this month, on site at the Ashburton A&...
Fonterra admits to getting its initial forecast wrong regarding output from a new multimillion-dollar mozzarella cheese plant at Clandeboye near Temuka.
Phoebe Topp is counting down the days until she embarks on an educational trip to learn about farming in Brazil.
If re-elected to Environment Canterbury, present deputy chairman Peter Scott says he will have his eyes on the top job.
Putting strong factual information before government and other officials in Wellington is crucial in dealing with the enormous challenges facing the farming sector, South Canterbury farmer Nicky Hyslop believes.
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.
Local business and migrant leaders have welcomed last month's announcement of policy changes for work visas for migrant workers.
It took a few meanders past the tent of forestry management company PF Olsen last week at the Otago Field Days before there was a window of time to chat to the team.
A conditional prohibition on livestock exports is ''potentially'' the best option to protect exported animals and New Zealand's reputation, Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor says.
A North Canterbury irrigation lake has been transformed into an attractive recreational facility, with riparian planting increasing biodiversity and providing a habitat for native birds.
The prosperity of the Mid Canterbury district stems from the 67km-long Rangitata diversion race (RDR), which started from humble beginnings with workers using picks, shovels and wooden wheelbarrows...
''They're a pretty caring community,'' says Margaret Kelk, of her peers at Winchmore Rural Women New Zealand.