Hospice Southland (HS) is hoping southern sheep farmers will donate lambs to raise money as part of a new fundraising venture, so it can continue to provide free palliative care to southerners.
Southern Rural Life
Howie Gardner has recently retired from all of his directorships, bar one, and has taken on a new and ''addictive'' pastime - using his new digger on his farm.
This year's group of Central Otago Burgundy Exchange students have already left, or will be departing for Burgundy, France, at the end of August.
One of Bridget Bell's goals was to place in the top five of this year's Southland Otago Dairy Industry awards.
A Q&A with Simon Stevenson, the ORC’s North Otago environmental officer, about wallaby management.
It was a quinella for Warepa Collie Club members at the annual Southern Indoor Charity Dog Trial.
Beef has been getting a bad rap - blamed for everything from increased cancer to greenhouse gas emissions by environmental and commercial influencers.
Pier Smulders, New Zealand country manager for Alibaba Group, the world's biggest online retailer with 620million monthly mobile users, has advice for agricultural exporters.
When the Mills family and their staff, of Rippon, Wanaka, woke up recently, they were inundated with congratulatory messages from around the world.
James Fox, of Invercargill, is keen to hear from any merino farmers who will allow him to practice on fleeces for his upcoming competition in Perth next month.
The importance of ''speaking up'' when feeling depressed or down, is emphasised at each of Elle Perriam's Will to Live Speak Up meetings, two of which were held in Winton and Balclutha last week.
Dairy farmer Sandra Campbell, of Clinton, was expecting maybe 10 or 15 women to attend the Women's Enviro Event in Clinton on July 30.
Dipton Primary School staff and pupils are making plans to use their $500 voucher from the Plant Store, for a planting programme for an area of wetlands at Castledowns in the spring.
Limehills School's Underdogs, Danny McDonald, Cooper Mitchell and Ben Cairns had fun representing the region in the AgrikidsNZ competition in Napier recently.
Kayla Calder cannot wait to get back to the United States, specifically Montana.
Dairy farm manager Richard Ray, of Clydevale, was delighted when Array Ssire (Supersire) Estephine-ET VG85, a two-year-old heifer, won this year's national 2019 Broomfield Senior Youth Heifer...
Plenty of snow, combined with a loss of power for Gore and outlying areas made for a challenging Monday morning this week.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has sounded a word of caution on the Government's plan to take full ownership of farmer data under the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act (Nait).
Organiser Laura Douglas says she has had an amazing response to her first Southern Girl Finishing School.
Horticulture NZ wants EPA to streamline the pesticide approval process.