Helping hand for groups

A native walkway though waste land adjacent to the Waikari’s Village Green has been given a hand up. The Waikari Volunteer Fire Brigade has been...

SI Field Days sites open

Online applications are open to exhibit at the South Island Agricultural Field Days (SIAFD) being held at Kirwee next year. SIAFD will take place from...

Neighbourhood gets bigger

Nicky Ewins’ neighbourhood has got bigger. Ms Ewins recently took on the role of international student director at Kaiapoi High School, having previously been employed...

Culverden farms benchmarked

The Lincoln University Dairy Farm’s (LUDF) latest season performance compares favourably to other high performing Canterbury farms. Once again the farm’s management presented its 2015/2016...

Farmers enjoy time off farm

A loss to the Hurricanes by the Crusaders only momentarily subdued the spirits of 100 North Canterbury farmers out to enjoy a night of...

Hoban happy with result

James Hoban has no regrets, after vowing out of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest with a third placing at Timaru on...

Pest study producing results

A trial of integrated pest management (IPM) strategies in forage brassica crops has shown positive signs. The first year of a three-year evaluation conducted by...

Help offered to local farmers

Farmers in the Waimakariri and Selwyn-Waihora zones are receiving help to prepare farm environment plans. Environment Canterbury has been trialling a pilot scheme in the...

Shareholder takes stand

The Silver Fern Farms’ shareholder roadshow rolls into Cheviot on Monday evening to outline why shareholders in SFF should vote against the proposed investment...

Award honours former park ranger

An environmental education award has been established by the Te Kohaka o Tuhaitara Trust to honour Bruce Banks who died last year after a...
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