OPINION: People often ask `what do you do out there in the country?''
The Marlborough region had lost 25,000ha of flat pastoral land in the past three decades due to land use changes as the traditional sheep farmer had been "pushed back to the hills".
OPINION: No more blisters or chemicals, just a silent killer.
Ellish Norrie and Megan Hands will be up against the men in the Tasman regional final of the Young Farmer of the Year.
Everybody loves a Sunday session, but these Marlborough locals stick to it religiously.
Marlborough shearer Sarah Higgins is ready to fire for the All Nations shearing championships in Invercargill.
English lass finds her niche in rural New Zealand.
Instant Whizz was the mount of the new national futurity cutting champion Barry Ladd.
Marlborough Sounds dairy farmer Nigel Morrison is winding down from a lifetime of working 16 hour days.
Predator control project will help protect and attract more rare birds, such as bittern, rail, and crakes who nest on the lagoon.
Rising star of Maori agri-business Ash-Leigh Campbell is relishing her new role with Ngai Tahu Farming.
Cutting cows on horseback takes the utmost skill and will be on display soon in Canterbury.
Don't ask to be put through to Caroline Smith's husband. He doesn't run the farm.
Anne Boswell talks to an Atiamuri dairy farmer who can't sit still, busy with family, friends, land and organisations helping farming women succeed.
Reporter Karoline Tuckey hitches a ride for a day of stock trucking.
Farmers have the next 52 weeks to build budgets, make decisions, read meat-works schedules on Fridays and manage other challenges and changes.
All Blacks psychologist Gilbert Enoka is urging farmers to relate to their urban cousins.
There's been a McCarthy compete at every one of the Wanaka Rodeo Club's events since 1963.
A Taranaki graduate of an agricultural leadership programme says it's a journey of self-discovery.
OPINION: Chris Kelly's female vet comments may have caused "hurt" - but that's not to say he was wrong.
University chancellor under fire for saying female vet graduates worth "two-fifths" of a fulltime equivalent vet.
The flocks are much changed, but modern sheep farmers still face the challenges of shepherds of centuries ago.
A respected Taranaki farm consultant will lead dairy research in the region.
New laws only go so far in effecting positive changes in health and safety on farms.
Michelle Pye hopes to become a South Canterbury representative on the Fonterra shareholder council.
Young people should develop a strong base on which they can build a career, says Kirsten Bryant.
OPINION: During his life Dick Wenzel touched so many lives in so many ways and I am grateful that mine was one of them.
Centenarian didn't want schoolmates to make fun of her boots.
Sophie Atkinson started helping her dad move sheep as soon she took her first steps. Now, at 26, she has her own farm.
Cathy Brown of Pahoia has been appointed as the new chairwoman of the Dairy Women's Network after incumbent chairwoman Justine Kidd stepped down at their AGM held in Hamilton last month.