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Farming & agriculture articles and resources

The Rural brings you news and articles about New Zealand's agricultural community, farming industry and lifestyle block living. Advice, tips, how-to guides and comment on rural matters from farmers, hunters, and other rural industry insiders.

  • The Magic of Old Tractors, by Ian Johnston

    Aged is best and if you are keen to see one of the best collection of old tractors in print you should get yourself a copy of Ian Johnston’s The Magic of Old Tractors.

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  • Winter feed stockpiles running low in Southland

    The effects of this summer's nation-wide drought will be seen well into winter, with winter feed stockpiles in Southland looking low already.

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  • Ok, so I'm not the vet now | RD4 The First Time

    Ok, so I'm not the vet | RD4 The First Time

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  • Review: The Smallest Continent - Journeys through New Zealand Landscapes

    "Look beyond familiar horizons to experience the amazing diversity of New Zealand's many landscapes."

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  • The Modular Pods: How to create an amazing modern space in a rural landscape

    Discover how one family farm turned their profits around and diversified their farm by building a modular eco holiday home.

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  • MallowPuff Reindeer Biscuit Recipe

    Yes, it's that festive time of year, so learn how to make reindeer biscuits with the kids this Christmas!

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