No trade-off in marriage equality

Australian Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce believes gay marriage could affect his country's trade with Asia.

NZ trade with Asia has increased since same-sex marriage was legalised, rubbishing Aussie minister's claim.

A hedge with an edge

Lincoln University Professor Steve Wratten and PhD student Chris Littlejohn with the trial of perennial grass Miscanthus x giganteus.

A giant sterile hybrid grass could be the answer to a lot of problems on farms.

Yealands sale 'healthy and transparent'

Managing director of Marlborough Lines Ken Forrest, left, and Yealands Wine Group founder Peter Yealands, right.

Key players involved in the Yealands Wine Group sale to Marlborough Lines respond to concerns raised over the deal,

'The world needs less milk'

Global dairy prices have dropped 39 percent from an all- time high in February 2014 and are the lowest in five years, United Nations data show.

There's so much milk flowing out of US cows these days that some is ending up in dirt pits.

Police back farmers' rural crime fight

Taranaki Federated Farmers rural security chairman Joe Menzies, of Mangamingi, Whanganui MP Chester Borrows, and national community policing co-ordinator Alasdair Macmillan, of Wellington, discuss ways to encourage farmers to report rural crime to the police.

Police bosses are taking notice of the efforts of Taranaki farmers fighting rural crime.

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