Seeds sown for hemp industry

Earthworks . . . Site preparation gets under way near Culverden for a hemp processing plant. Photo: Supplied By Robyn Bristow A hemp processing facility should...

Irrigation proposal founders

By ROBYN BRISTOW Plans to irrigate up to 9000 hectares on the south side of the Hurunui River are in tatters. A lack of farmer interest...

Teagan eyes the future of farming

Scholarship awarded . . . Teagan Graham, of Rangiora, has received a Silver Fern Farms scholarship. PHOTO: SUPPLIED By DAVID HILL A passion for animals and...

Gary sees a future in eucalyptus

By DAVID HILL Gary Fleming's efforts to advocate for the value of eucalyptus trees has been recognised. The North Canterbury farmer was named Farm Forester of...

Winter grazing an important part of farming cycle

By Cameron Henderson, President North Canterbury Federated Farmers Photos of mud, animals and dirty water are popping up again in the seasonal media campaign against...

Anger over wetland mapping

Mapped . . . A wetland the McFaddens developed in one of their paddocks which attracted the attention of ECan's mapping. Photo: Supplied By...

Georgie eyes grand final

By DAVID HILL Mustering sheep is all in a day's work for North Canterbury's Georgie Lindsay. The 24-year-old, who became the first woman to win the...

Protein issues debated

By DAVID HILL Getting the right mix of proteins and reducing the carbon footprint is a complex issue. Hurunui Mayor Winton Dalley raised what he saw...

Corriedale initiative

Waimate-bound . . . The foundation stock waiting to load as part of Waimate High School's agricultural programme. PHOTO: RACHEL MACDONALD By RACHEL MACDONALD Ten Corriedale...

Transport firm’s journey chronicled

Long history . . . Author Evan Frew, since retired form the company, with a copy of the book at the printworks. Photo: Supplied By...
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