The vote to decide how sheep and beef farmers will invest in genetic science for the next five years has been delayed while their ''industry good'' organisation responds to a Government request for more information.
Graeme Loh is the first to admit he is more ''exterminator'' than ''nurturer''.
Rakaia shearers took first and second place at this year's Ellesmere A&P Show shears at Leeston.
When his mates got wind John Hough was making his ''last stand'', they thought they would go along for the ride.
There are no new faces on Beef and Lamb New Zealand's Central South Island Farmer Council following its recent annual meeting.
About 200 people gathered recently to see what made Craige and Roz Mackenzie's Methven farm a national winner.
Shareholders who packed out the Alliance Group Ltd roadshow meeting in Oamaru last week were told they are not getting a dividend.
Sheep and beef farmers will have their say next month on what their investment in genetic science should be for the next five years - setting the industry's national breeding objectives for potentially the next 20 years.
Extra labour has arrived from overseas to help with repairs to almost 800 irrigators damaged by last month's wind storms in Canterbury.
Dairy farmers are being advised to stick to budget, despite Fonterra's forecast of an $8.30 milk price.
The international appeal of New Zealand sheep farming should not be underestimated, Steven Parsons says.
Wool has a vital role to play in the European textiles market, an English expert says.
''Exciting opportunities'' have been outlined to Wools of New Zealand shareholders at a roadshow criss-crossing the country.
The Lincoln University Dairy Farm is in good shape, despite early season challenges.
Angus cattle enthusiasts from around the globe began their month-long celebration of the breed in the South Island last week.
The president of the Angus Association of Argentina, Alejandro Salemme, says he is in awe of what New Zealand farmers are able to achieve on a grass-based system.
Reuben Carter has qualified for his seventh Young Farmers Contest regional final.
Waimakariri Irrigation (WIL) has lodged a resource consent application to build water storage ponds on land it owns on Wrights Rd, near Oxford, but opponents have vowed to keep fighting the scheme because they fear a dam could break.
A wide range of farming knowledge was needed by the 12 contestants in the Mid Canterbury district ANZ Young Farmer competition held on Saturday.
The Waimate Sheep Dog Trial Club is the proud owner of its own glossy centennial history.