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Southern Rural Life
High clearance rates as part of the region’s bull sales to date are ‘‘pleasing’’, PGG Wrightson livestock genetics representative Callum McDonald says.
Outgoing Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards regional co-ordinator Tracie Donelley has always been impressed by how dedicated and passionate the entrants are about their farms.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (BLNZ) has been working alongside the Ministry for Primary Industries, Federated Farmers, DairyNZ, Deer Industry New Zealand and AgFirst to set up and run an industry...
Fraser and Susie Fletcher were delighted with the outcome of their second on-farm Glendhu Shorthorn stud bull sale near Heriot last week.
John and Tracey Cochrane, from Delmont Angus, at Kuriwao, were thrilled with their bull sale result — with a complete clearance of 27 bulls for a top price of $13,600 and an average of $8074.
Farmers in Coastal Otago and Clutha will be able to do some pre-winter clearing, now that Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) has moved the areas to an open fire season.
This year’s Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year competition will be held at the Otago Polytechnic Central campus on July 16.
DairyNZ has farmers’ backs, and that is why it is important levy payers vote on the milk solids levy, says DairyNZ’s South Island farm performance head Tony Finch.
Charis Morrell isn't sure if she wants to be a woolhandler when she leaves school, although she's been around woolsheds all her life and twice competed at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Champs.
DairyNZ wants people who have lost jobs due to Covid-19 know there is plenty of work available on dairy farms, especially in Waikato, Canterbury, Otago and Southland.
Our daughters Flora and Evelyn have been oblivious to the madness that has consumed our country the past few months.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is organising a ‘‘national virtual ladies muster’’ in the absence of physical events that would usually be held.
Many of Nic Melvin’s ancestors were in the forestry and sawmilling business in New Zealand from the 1860s and he knew from an early age he wanted a career in the sector.
The southern region’s forestry industry is looking positive with good demand and better economic returns for logs from China and South Korea, Southern Wood Council chairman Grant Dodson says.
As Southland’s Ballance Farm Environment Awards were held via live feed, Geordie and Frances Eade could enjoy the moment they heard their name called with their three children.
Jakeb Lawson has been working in the dairy industry since he was about 13 and likes it so much, he wants to eventually own his own farm.