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.
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Limehills School's Underdogs, Danny McDonald, Cooper Mitchell and Ben Cairns had fun representing the region in the AgrikidsNZ competition in Napier recently.
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.
Removing pesticide products could slash more than $11billion in value across New Zealand crops, says a new report from the NZ Institute of Economic Research (NZIER).
Ettrick farm manager David Parker followed in his father Alan’s footsteps when he sold his three-year-old heading dog Glen for a record $10,200 at the sheep and cattle dog sale at Charlton sale...
The country's third-largest coal burner, Fonterra, won't be installing any new coal boilers or increasing its capacity to burn coal at its 32 manufacturing sites across the country.
A new levy on strawberry plants will likely be in place by February next year, despite a muted response to the levy vote by the nation's strawberry growers.
About 130 people, including farmers and contractors, and even some children, attended the inaugural Power Farming professional equipment expo at Waimumu last Wednesday.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is to host a ''Thinking Outside the Box'' seminar with a positive spin, at the Gore RSA next month.
Rural Life sits down for a Q&A with former Southland/Otago Dairy Industry Awards regional manager and current committee member Darren Stenning.
Graham White's interest in dog trialling will take him to Ireland for the Irish National Sheep Dog Trials in August and then he will be judging his fifth transtasman test in Nelson in November.
The Southern Dairy Hub team hosted four road show meetings at Milton, Otautau, Gore and Lumsden last week to update farmers about research and production on the property.