Mail deliveries will not be affected by New Zealand Post's proposed cutbacks to its mail processing operations, NZPost external relations manager John Tulloch says.
There is no ''one-size-fits-all'' solution to farming within nutrient limits, DairyNZ economist Sam Howard says.
Mid Canterbury is attracting educated young people to its agribusiness sector.
New Zealand farmers have to keep telling their story to the world to boost their exports, Environment Minister Amy Adams says.
New Zealand dairy farmers and milk processors need robust business structures to withstand market movements, Hayley Moynihan says.
Every farmer needs to get out and vote at this year's local body elections, a Federated Farmers board member says.
Deer Industry New Zealand has appointed Dan Coup as its new chief executive.
Easier access to water in Canterbury is not only fuelling dairying production but also a significant growth in the production of potatoes and onions.
When Dutch woman Marika Gerhards travelled to New Zealand and began a new life just over two years ago, she could not have predicted one day she would be employing migrant workers.
An agricultural industry trainer is worried that any future Immigration New Zealand decision to remove dairy farm workers from the country's skills shortage list could strand dairy farmers without sufficient staff.
From May this year anyone who provides immigration advice in New Zealand must have a licence from the Immigration Advisers Authority.
A dairy farm owner and former employer of migrant workers says workers from overseas should have a return ticket home before being granted work visas in New Zealand.
Waimate District Council community services manager Carolyn Johns says for the past 10 years the council has produced an information pack for new residents, which is available from the Waimate Information Centre.
Farmers' wives and partners are being called on to show more compassion for migrant workers' wives and families on their properties by taking the time to say hello.
A group which advocates for the welfare of families and communities in rural areas is asking people to extend a helping hand to migrant workers who have moved to their neighbourhood.