It is business as usual for farmers around the country, despite Covid-19.
Southern Rural Life
Forecast primary sector export revenue for the year ending June 2020 is $1.3billion lower than the previous forecast in December and further downward revisions are likely. The latest Situation and...
A couple of blank spots remain in the Palmerston Collie Club’s dog trial history and the club’s hopes to forge ahead with its centennial celebration this weekend were quashed after the committee...
As the world goes into shutdown and New Zealand tries to contain Covid-19, rural folk have a huge advantage over their urban counterparts, Huirapa Puketeraki upoko (chief) David Ellison says.
A tour of seven Mackenzie and Waitaki merino studs ‘‘ snuck in’’ before cancellations caused by Covid-19, organiser Will Murray said.
Sharon Cousins, of Wairepa, has been involved in Civil Defence and Emergency Management since 2016, throughout the country.
New Zealand’s Hereford cattle industry was on show last week when delegates from around the world attended the week-long Boehringer Ingelheim World Hereford Conference in Queenstown. They also...
In her second year of competing with sheep dog Hook, Jade Kelly is on the way to achieving one of her goals.
North Otago A&P Association stalwart Dave McClea was remembered during a special event at this year’s show.
Understanding interconnections in farming was the purpose of a recent field trip for Waitaki Girls’ High School agriculture pupils.
What started as a little school fundraiser on some dirt bikes has since attracted thousands of motocross riders, some travelling from as far away as Australia, Japan and Scotland.
The Mataura Rodeo was scheduled to take place on February 8 but because of flooding in the Gore district was postponed until Saturday.
He has realised his lifelong dream and bought his first farm in his 60s, but Tom Law says it couldn’t have happened without the next generation jumping on board and sharing in his passion. Alice...
Veteran dog triallist Ian ‘‘Ginger’ Anderson likes to win. But it is not everything he says, so long as ‘‘someone deserving’’ beats him.