Supplying A2 milk is paying off for dairy farm owners Daniel and Amanda Schat.
Central Rural Life
Fire and Emergency New Zealand has asked farmers to refrain from any outdoor burning during the Covid-19 lockdown due to the potential safety hazard for fire crew attending call-outs.
The Covid-19 lockdown is just another challenge in the 100 year history of Woodchester Station, near Waiau.
Farmers' markets have closed, but business is booming for one North Canterbury vegetable grower.
The lockdown has allowed an Oamaru market garden to slow down from frantic to normal.
A Holstein Friesian judging school held recently in Canterbury has been hailed a success by those involved.
The uncertainty around the Covid-19 pandemic is adding yet another headache for some Canterbury farmers.
The Mayfield A&P Show drew a large crowd enjoying a great community day out with events and activities to suit young and old.
Farmers in North Canterbury have plenty of drought experience and can take credit for being in reasonable shape as dry conditions bite, Winton Dalley says.
Simon Lee is watching the heavens for rain, as yet another drought beckons.
The uncertainty around the Covid-19 pandemic is adding yet another headache for North Canterbury farmers.
It is business as usual for farmers around the country, despite Covid-19.
Cantabrians have won more than half of the awards at this year’s Norwood Rural Sports Awards.
The Methven A&P Association may suffer a financial blow with the cancellation of last weekend’s show but community support has been humbling, president Adam Glass says.
The A&P show movement remains ‘‘resilient’’ in the face of cancellations, Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) executive officer Debbie Cameron says.
When Roddy Kidd proposed having a shearing competition at the Oxford A&P Show back in 1971, he was told it would never catch on.
Gardening influencer Charlie McCormick likes to plan trips down under to coincide with the Mayfield A&P Show.
Climate change has changed the way New Zealanders view trees, University of Canterbury (UC) head of forestry Professor Bruce Manley says.
Now is an exciting time for young people to get into forestry, University of Canterbury head of forestry Prof Bruce Manley says.
“It’s just a tremendous honour,” Women’s Institutes stalwart Jude Vaughan, the unsuspecting recipient of a WI Good Service Badge, said.