No-one has asked the Government to declare an adverse event - such as a drought - in any area of the country.
Taranaki’s waterways have cleared since their pollution was exposed more than 40 years ago by journalist Jim Tucker.
The team behind the Hunter Downs irrigation scheme hopes to raise up to $5 million from investors in the next month.
AgResearch will keep the Invermay research centre open but still plans to shift its animal production unit to Lincoln.
Long-awaited rain is coming to the drought-parched Waikato within days but it will arrive with a sting in its tail.
AgResearch will spend an estimated $40 million expanding its Palmerston North facility to cater for an extra 50 staff.
A 73-year-old man has been flown to hospital after farm machinery rolled and trapped him.
Skellerup Group is ramping up plans for a new Christchurch manufacturing facility.
Almost 1000 hectares of coastal farmland has been saved from planned environmental protection in a move that has implications for farmers throughout NZ.
Share-milking company ordered to pay more than $100,000 after a farm worker died in a quad bike accident.
With six hours left in the flight from Japan, Stu Husband thought his fellow passenger was dead.
Hundreds of extra forestry workers will be needed in Southland and Otago in coming years.
Wheels will be spinning and the dirt flying when the big rigs roll in to Feilding for the annual Norwood Tractor Pull competition.
Manufacturing boomed in late 2013, as meat and dairy production ramped up 15 per cent.
A couple who fled their lifestyle block are struggling to recover from a $300,000 loss.
Rural children are driving illegally because law changes have made it too hard to get licences.
Alan Lai, Chinese chairman of PGG Wrightson, aspires to grow NZ rural services firm into a "global seeds company".
Commercial scallop fishing in the Marlborough Sounds should be closed to give stocks time to recover
Marlborough vineyards that have been on the market for years are starting to sell as buyers gain confidence in the wine industry again.
About $2.2 billion is entering the Christchurch economy each year from spending by nearby farmers and rural businesses.
Dairy farmers once bulked out the All Blacks' forward pack. Not any more.
Landcorp sticks to $35m profit forecast for full year, even though farms right through the North Island are drying off.
Former farm manager jailed for stealing more than $300,000 worth of stock and farm equipment and products.
Favourable growing conditions and record milk prices have seen state-owned farmer Landcorp make a $12.2m profit in the December half year
A bug tomato growers want to introduce to control hothouse pests is a danger to New Zealand plants and insects, critics say.
A man crushed by a 700kg silage bale hopes to be able to learn to walk again in several weeks.
Two farm workers found dead in separate incidents in the North and South Islands.
South Auckland farmer who processed chicken carcasses in blood-spattered, fly-ridden garage is sentenced to 175 hours' community work.
Aussie farmer who bared his bottom to celebrate much-needed rain says being blocked on Facebook will not stop his nude salutes to the sky.
Construction of the $140 million first stage of huge South Island irrigation scheme starts next week.
Drought-like conditions in the Waikato are causing a headache for fruit and vegetable growers.
A father and son claim they face killing 160 pigs when they are forced from their farm.
The answer to youth unemployment could lie in agriculture opportunities.
Farmers unlawfully taking water from rivers and streams are putting trout habitats at risk and undermining future farm planning.
Agricultural growth in South Canterbury and ongoing port developments attract multinational feedstock company to establish a presence in the region.
Exporters are facing pressure from the escalating compliance costs of exporting embryos.
Farmer dies in quad bike accident in Welcome Bay, south of Tauranga.
Southern farmers opposed to AgResearch relocating its Otago hub to Canterbury are being urged to speak out.
Larry Bilodeau will retire as chief executive of the fertiliser co-operative in September.
A broken arm could have been avoided if a billionaire's wine company properly checked safety procedures.
Farmers hoping for relief from dry ground conditions are likely to take little comfort from Niwa's climate outlook for autumn.
Firefighters are battling yet another huge hay fire in Mid Canterbury.
Police have fired a warning shot over illegal hunters venturing down an east Taranaki road.
Crown research institute which looks after forest research reinforces security around a trial of genetically modified pine trees following a recent court battle over GE science.
Zespri admits a controversial invoicing system that got it in trouble in China was also used in Taiwan, but denies collusion.
A vineyard contractor has been fined $3000 for not having employment agreements with staff and ignoring labour inspectors' requests.
Large North Otago operation is the home to a wholesale business producing bird and small animal feed.
Fruit and vegetable firm Turners & Growers has pulled off a dramatic turnaround by delivering a full year profit of $16.2 million.
Waikato Milking Systems has been bought out by a consortium of investors.
Fruit and vegetable firm has pulled off a dramatic turnaround by delivering a full year profit of $16.2 million.