About 100 people attended a wet field day at the Southern Dairy Hub, near Makarewa on October 10.
Southern Rural Life
The Southern Dairy Hub, near Makarewa, has been dealing with an outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus in their herds, which has been challenging, says hub business manager Guy Michaels.
A sprinkle of spring rain did not dampen spirits at the Balclutha Saleyards last Wednesday.
What looked like the potential start of a dry spell changed after last week's cold snap.
When Hamish Pinckney is not farming on his and wife Kathryn's sheep and beef farm near Edendale, he can sometimes be found refereeing Saturday morning netball games in Gore.
The Palmerston Saleyards come to life last Friday and Saturday with tents, people, machinery and more for the third annual Otago Field Days.
You may not expect to see a female behind the wheel of a truck and trailer unit heading down the road, but one Dunedin truckie says it's becoming more common.
Nominations for membership of a new national Women In Horticulture leadership group are being sought as part of the group's establishment process.
Generations of magpies appear to have developed a No8 wire mentality in Millers Flat.
Sitting on the hills above Port Chalmers with a backdrop of the Otago Harbour isn’t where you would usually expect a herd of Jersey cows to be.
The Otago Farmers Market is making a call for more vendors with primary produce.
A second Tasman District farm has been confirmed as an infected property (IP).
Not only is Kane Gillan managing the 65ha Winton A & P Association's research farm, and working with a seed researcher to develop new and better crop cultivars, he is laying the groundwork for...
What started as a hobby has become part of Kelso dairy farmers Jayne and Phillip Corlett's business strategy.
The New Zealand Merino Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Alexandra proved to be a big event for both shearing contractor Dion Morrell, and daughter Pagan Karauria on Saturday night.
Bruce and Jenny Paterson are to host the Southland Next Generation Advance Party's (NGAP) regional field day on their Lower Scotts Gap property at the end of the month.
The Ministry of Primary Industries says new animal welfare regulations will fill a gap between the Animal Welfare Act and Codes of Welfare.
A project has been launched to identify issues and challenges facing fresh produce traceability as it moves through supply chains.
A product called Satellite Imagery, giving a detailed bird's-eye view of farm productivity to growers, is now available through the Foundation for Arable Research's ProductionWise programme.
Kale versus fodder beet, phosphorous supplementation and buffer widths will be the focus of the Southern dairy hub's next field day at Makarewa on October 10.