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No record breaker but best crop in 48 years

It might not have been the world record-breaking birthday present he was hoping for but Mike Solari is still rejoicing. On Friday, a paddock of...

Decision on trial oats coming soon

A decision about what to do with the harvest from this year's oat trial plots will be made soon, researcher Adrian Russell says. Mr Russell...

Southlanders clean up at dog trials

Southlanders won the four events at the Southland Centre dog trial championships at the weekend. The championships were held at the Waimahaka Collie Club. The long...

Shedding sheep sale

Shearing sheep is more trouble than it is worth for Balfour farmer Blair Drysdale, who spent $1700 at the Southern Shedding Sheep First Annual...

Ram auction ‘exceptionally good’

A $20,000 sale at the 2022 South Island Premier Ram Auction marks a record for the annual event. Of about 140 rams on offer at...

The pride of Waikoikoi

The long drive has been worth it for Waikoikoi's Levi McCall and Sky. The pair have pulled "one out of the bag" to win the...

Family has long history on land

The Redditt family has owned land in Tapanui since 1903. George Redditt bought a 6.474ha block in that year, where he, his wife and children...

Yarding Challenge down to wire

A mere half point separated the first and second placegetters in the Southland Tux New Zealand Yarding Challenge. Omihi Collie Club member Neil Evans and...

Shows becoming ‘like second nature’

Gore's Emma Martin enjoys challenging herself in shearing and woolhandling competitions. What she enjoyed the most about shearing was the physical and mental aspects, she...

Farmers encouraged to be open

Dairy farmer Wayne Langford is encouraging farmers to open their gates to their communities. The Federated Farmers Dairy Industry Group vice-president gave a talk at...
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