The number of cows in Canterbury has increased more than 100% in the past eight years.
Canterbury champion dairy cow breeder Dean Geddes (47) has been ''trounced'' - and he couldn't be happier.
All done and dusted - Canterbury's A&P show is over for the 151st year.
Junior beef paraders at this year's Canterbury A&P show were given advice from one of the best in the field.
Young cattle handler Thomas Hayward (10) has his sights set on becoming an Angus cattleman.
Rakaia shearer Tony Coster has won this year's Canterbury A&P Show's New Zealand Corriedale championship shears, nudging out event favourite Napier shearer John Kirkpatrick.
Young jersey cattle breeder Michael Gilbert (19), of Glenalla Stud, has made sure the Gilbert family flag will fly once again at Sydney's Royal Easter Show.
Luke Gilbert (16) is ecstatic about his brother, Michael's, judging win.
Springston dairy cattle breeder Ivan Robertson is this year's Canterbury A&P show legend.
Romney sheep are making a comeback.
The Amberley School team is once again the winner of the Canterbury A&P show junior interschools beef paraders competition.
Karena Hitchcock admits she is bit a of ''crazy bird lady''.
Doug Bain had plenty to crow about at the Canterbury A&P Show, held from November 13 to 15.
Robin Wilson made the Corriedale future ewe hogget competition his own at the Canterbury A&P Show from November 13 to 15.
Friendship and llamas are an important part of Robyn Robinson's life.
Two of Canterbury's best rams are heading to Uruguay next year.
A strong retail performance by Canterbury-based ATS and its subsidiaries has the Ashburton farmer co-operative reporting a solid increase in turnover for the 2012-13 year.
Oamaru irrigation administrator Elizabeth Soal has been made a 2014 Churchill Fellow.
Organisers of the Timaru district final of the ANZ Young Farmer Contest are disappointed it had to be called off because of a lack of entries.
A field day showing farmers what the Hunter Downs Irrigation Scheme could do for them attracted about 70 people last week.