Synlait, based halfway between Dunsandel and Rakaia, announced the revised price on Monday morning, ''along with a corresponding decrease in advance rates to farmers'', the notice said.
Fire hydrants fitted to irrigation systems in rural Mid Canterbury are saving the day during a parched summer.
South Canterbury's farming communities are being urged to look after each other as the dry conditions continue, causing stress levels to rise.
There were obvious signs this year's Oamaru Ewe Fair was small.
Drought conditions are beginning to bite in the Hawarden and Waikari area.
There is no move yet in Mid Canterbury to seek declaration of a drought.
South Canterbury and North Otago farmers are battling a difficult season. Reporter SALLY BROOKER investigates.
''Keeping it simple'' is the secret to a successful show.
Meeting heifer growth targets is vital to dairy farming success, a field day revealed.
A piece of paradise is open to the public just east of Kurow.
Farm owners and managers should be educating their staff about fire safety in rural areas as part of their health and safety policy, Ashburton District principal rural fire officer Don Geddes says.
There are plenty of positives in what is ''a traditional North Canterbury summer''.
Central South Island shearers have featured prominently in this year's first competition.
It looks deceptively simple but it has the potential to prevent hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage to irrigators.
The Alliance Group has announced its replacement for departing chief executive Grant Cuff.
Arable growers must think beyond individual crops, work in a two to four-year time frame and capture the synergies from one crop to another, Australian researcher John Kirkegaard told those who attended the Foundation for Arable Research's (FAR) field day last week.
Research looking at double cropping barley in one season is being conducted this year.
Spray drift is avoidable, with many technologies available to reduce unwanted drift, regardless of the application.
His lamb might have been judged the most tender and juiciest in Canterbury but Paul Gardner still prefers hogget on his dining table.
Strong winds have again damaged irrigators in Canterbury, but not to the same extent as last year.