Shearers are unlikely to make enough money to buy a farm these days, but money and travel are still two perks of the job.
Central Rural Life
If re-elected to Environment Canterbury, present deputy chairman Peter Scott says he will have his eyes on the top job.
Organisers are happy with the ''steady'' number of people who attended the Otago Field Days near the Palmerston Sale Yard last week.
Timaru-based rural banker Sam Tipping is off to the Royal Perth Show this month as part of the Royal Agricultural Society Youth New Zealand team. He speaks to Central Rural Life about his work and...
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...
There were no shortage of questions, and concerns, raised from the floor of the Ashburton primary sector meeting.
Chairing the Waimakariri Zone Committee over the last two years has been one of the toughest challenges Dave Ashby has ever faced.
Arable farmer Ian Mackenzie and his wife Diana, opened their Eiffelton property in Mid Canterbury to Foundation for Arable Research's Women In Arable group, to have a close up look at how farming...
Fencing contractors from around the South Island are being encouraged to attend and upskill at three trade days next month.
Former world fencing champion Shane Bouskill is looking forward to sharing his skills in Canterbury next month.
A boutique sheep-milking operation on the edge of Ashburton town is making cheese in the district while the sun still shines.
Yili Group, owner of Oceania Dairy in South Canterbury and new owner of Westland Milk Products, has released half-year results showing year-on-year increases in operating revenue and profit...
A selection of vintage machinery will be on display at the official opening of the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club rooms at the Ashburton Showgrounds on October 5.