Working with large animals, particularly cattle, is proving a drawcard for veterinary students.
Farmers and agribusiness leaders from around Australia were in Auckland to mark the 20th anniversary of Rabobank's leadership awards.
Singing farmer Dusty Springs(field) is bringing the paddock to the stage to the delight of children.
Farmers were excluded from a major roundtable meeting on the environment organised by the Palaszczuk government.
After 19 years in the home schoolroom, Virginia Elliott has seen all sorts of technology used to deliver distance education lessons but on Monday she and husband Brett farewelled it for the last time.