Water use project to cost $636,000

The Opihi River is in the catchment zone for a publicly-funded water resources model.

The Irrigation Acceleration fund and Environment Canterbury (ECan) are spending $636,000 on a water use model for South Canterbury.

Young auctioneer calls it right

Young auctioneer winner George Mannering was presented with his prizes by  Canterbury A&P Association president Nicky Hutchinson.

PGG Wrightson auctioneer George Mannering took out the top spot in the Heartland Bank Young Auctioneers Competition recently at the Canterbury A&P Show.

Family farms will keep growing

Richard Brewer, whose daughter is also in the farming industry, hopes his farm will continue to stay in the family for generations to come.

Third generation farmer Richard Brewer and others like him could become agriculture's powerhouses.

Tractor scams dupe farmers

Tractor dealers recommend farmers buy farm machinery locally to avoid being caught out by online scams.

Farmers told to be cautious when buying farm machinery directly from overseas dealers.

Affco workers' future brighter

The court decided the lockout of workers across the North Island earlier this year was illegal.

Feilding meatworkers will head to the plant on their old contractual conditions.

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