Renowned West Coast beekeeper Roy Arbon is moving his main hives to the North Island to ensure his bee products stay organic.
Fonterra is launching a new scheme aimed at forging closer links with farmers.
If his objective was to leave his audience feeling a little unsettled or with a sense of foreboding then Lincoln University agricultural systems professor Tony Bywater probably succeeded.
A ''dyed-in-the-wool'' plant scientist who, for most of his working career believed conventional farming methods were the only ones that worked, has changed his whole outlook and is now a firm believer in using biological farming methods.
If there is one attribute growers of the prized truffle fungus need it is patience and New Zealand's two southernmost growers have it in abundance.
New Zealand's best alpacas will be lining up in Christchurch next week.
The search is on for New Zealand's top lamb, with entries now open for the 2014 Canterbury A&P Show mint lamb competition.
The general election result means New Zealand can shore up water supplies for multiple uses, Irrigation New Zealand says.
South Canterbury's groundwater is being investigated by Environment Canterbury scientists.
A biennial conference that attracts hundreds of delegates and top international experts is going to Oamaru in 2016. Sally reports.
Bill Thomas is proud to say he is the fifth generation to farm the Longbeach Estate, near Ashburton, but he also recognises the responsibilities saying that carries.
A Canterbury woman behind a social media site helping nearly 3200 rural women adjust to life in the country, knows what it is like to be a city girl in a rural environment.
Rooks are on the Otago Regional Council's ''wanted'' list.
Otago dairy farmers are facing a new environmental risk assessment regime.
Farming within nutrient limits is proving to be a hot topic for North Canterbury sheep and beef farmers.
Georgia Davies is urging young New Zealanders to get involved in agricultural and pastoral shows, after winning a Lady Diana Isaac Scholarship at last year's Canterbury show.
A pilot project on 14 farms in Canterbury and North Otago has shown there is considerable scope to improve the efficiency of energy used in on-farm irrigation systems.
If there is any chance of the invasive plant pest black grass appearing in Mid Canterbury, it is most likely to show its face this season, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
A Timaru business is a finalist in this year's Enterprising Rural Women Awards.
After being ''talked into'' growing fodder beet by a neighbour in 2011, South Canterbury farmer Warren Leslie is now heavily involved.