On March 1 2016, the new Food Act 2014 came into force.
Farmers should ensure they have at least one bull for every 30 non-pregnant cows.
Methven farmer opens up about depression battle to address rural NZ's mental illness stigma.
Chartered accountant Kerry Adams discusses the issues involved in succession for farm owners.
Farm leasing can be difficult, writes Graham Butcher.
Drones can be useful in farming, but breaking the rules comes with costs.
Choosing a bank is one of the most important decisions a business owner has to make.
Now, more than ever, is a good time for farmers to work closely with their bank manager. If milk prices rise, the bank is in a good spot to give advice to help recover faster off the back of two years affected by low milk price.
Lameness in cows is in the top three animal health issues every farmer has to deal with.
Mastitis costs the New Zealand dairy industry millions of dollars each year in lost production and treatment.
Farmers have a lot at stake when the manage their dairy cows on spring pasture.
Environmental rules have farmers concerned about land prices possibly falling.
The West Coast's dairy co-op has partnered with Chinese investors to build an infant formula plant.
There will be everything from horticulture to high country merino at the 78th New Zealand Grassland Association (NZGA) annual conference in Timaru in early November.
Converting to organic practices requires a considerable commitment from farmers.
Crowdfunding is being used to raise cash for a cow prebiotic product.
Farmers should be interested in the financial statements and tax returns coming in from their accountants for the 2015/16 season.
Think ahead for next winter's crops.
Bypassing RMA conditions for waterways can be hard on the pocket as some farmers have found out.
Understanding your finances will help you make your money work for you.
A farmers' group is concerned about the risk of suicide for farmers and wants to reach out.
Ike Williams spells out the difference between the value of marketing organics and mainstream food.
Kiwi farmers have put their own touch on wagyu cattle to avoid the indulgent, beer-swilling stereotype.
A warning as well as 'measured encouragement' to manuka planters
Spring is the ideal time to apply fertiliser, says Farmwise consultant Alicia Riley.
Andrew Morrison reflects on the past four years and the future of sheep and beef farming in Southland.
Publishing names of farmers who breach ECan water rules could breach the law, Taranaki lawyer suggests.
Scientists at Scion Research have been successful in winning a sustainable farming fund to evaluate the giant willow aphid.
ECan backtracks on claim all farmers now complying with water usage rules, admitting "a couple" might go to court.
Agribusiness director Pita Alexander warns farmers about becoming too inwardly focused.