Olive Philpott's mother, the late Lucetta Hobson, always said ''don't always be receiving, give.''
Central Rural Life
The rush to pass the Arms Amendment Bill was not satisfactory in the view of Federated Farmers' national security spokesman Miles Anderson, of South Canterbury.
Mycoplasma bovis meetings have been hosted by the Ministry for Primary Industries this month in affected areas. Central Rural Life reporters Toni Williams and Sally Brooker attended the Ashburton...
Several Mackenzie College pupils attended an agriculture careers day at the Lincoln University-owned Mt Grand Station, Lake Hawea, earlier this month.
North Canterbury farmers have expressed concerns at the Ministry of Primary Industries' "One Billion Trees'' programme.
Four of the main issues concerning rural women - health, education, safety, and the environment - are on the agenda at an Oamaru conference.
South Canterbury's two big apple growers have experienced mixed seasons.
There are some new faces on the Federated Farmers North Canterbury provincial executive board.
Questions and close scrutiny need to be taken over Yili's proposed purchase of Westland Milk Products before the ink is dried on the deal, Federated Farmers national dairy chairman Chris Lewis says.
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.
The ancient grain quinoa (pronounced keen-waa) is touted as a new superfood but its history stems back to ancient times in South America.
Lindsay Green, of Timaru, spent a lifetime working in the grain and seed industry, when there was great reliance on people's knowledge without the aid of technology.
The Selwyn District Council is stepping up its efforts to protect its biodiversity.
Fifty years ago, Lowcliffe woman Mavis Wilkins became a member of the Women's Institute (WI).
People of all ages pitched in to plant a rest area on the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail through North Otago farmland last week.
Making informed decisions using technology has created more productive land use for farms while reducing their environmental impact, according to Eyrewell farmer Mike Smith.
Mackenzie Waitaki merino two-tooth ewe competition chairman Mark Ivey says he was delighted with the number of Mackenzie entries in this year's event. The competition was held over two days last...
A major red meat sales campaign in California was launched at Beef+Lamb NZ's national annual meeting in Timaru last Thursday.
Kaikoura now has it's own young farmers' club (YFC).
The Methven A&P Show theme of ''Recreation in and around the Methven District'' highlighted regional recreational opportunities. Among the activities displayed were 4WD, football, mountain...