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This year’s Instore Days was an incredible success. Our hybrid event held on 1 and 2 July offered opportunities to get the deals online, in stores and in the marquee, as well at some of our card retailers own premises. The food trucks in the Ashburton store marquee were a great hit with our members who enjoyed a day out with a variety of food options and a chance to catch up with each other in our outdoor area.This year, Ruralco’s Instore Days kicked off from 1 June and every $250 sp...
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Words by Penny Clark-Hall, images supplied  “You can’t get more authentic than a rural community” or so the saying goes. The rich tapestry of rural communities is a beautiful and powerful thing. The highs and lows of life that are enjoyed and endured are made all the richer for sharing the joy and burden with those that chose to make rural New Zealand their home. Whether it is by necessity, chance or devotion, there must be something in the water that turns these peop...
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This fifth-generation family has also been making an effort to ensure that if the sixth generation choose to continue farming.
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Despite uncertain times facing the agricultural sector with a mounting list of Government regulations and policies, impacts from combating climate change and more extreme weather conditions, young farmers Sam Dalziel and James Wright remain committed to forging a career in the industry.
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Following the Government's announcement, we are shortly entering into Alert Level 2, while this is certainly great news, as the Government has made it very clear, Level 2 is not life as normal.We must remain vigilant as we continue to support your farming business, with some of our restrictions and other measures remaining in place to reduce the risk of transmission.Normal operating hours will continue at all stores Monday – Friday 8am to 5:30pm. Ruralco Ashburton w...
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We would like to thank all our members, staff, customers and suppliers for working with us through these past two weeks on Level 4 alert. Now that we are preparing for a move to Level 3, we have made a couple of small but significant changes in the way we can support you.STORE PROTOCOLSOur strict onsite protocols will remain in place, please refer to our website for full details, but remember if you are coming to our stores to order product or collect an order: You are required to wear a mask. P...
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Mohaka is bringing a new name to the hybrid ryegrass category with new, high producing genetics and the ability to produce yield through late winter and the shoulders of summer.
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This promotional feature was supplied by Ballance. Easier N trackingAll pastoral farmers need to be tracking their nitrogen (N) fertiliser use, and keeping N use to no more than 190 kg N/ha/year.  Additionally, dairy farmers also need to record applications for reporting purposes.  The Essential Freshwater N cap rules, which came into force on 1 July this year, require dairy farms to record their N fertiliser applications for the current period – 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022 ...
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Agriculture is changing fast, but staying one step ahead of the pace is about to get easier for you, and your animals will be happier too.
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We look at the latest Agronomy update for spring pastures, cereals and winter feed.
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