Kiwi farming couple attending Global Farmer Roundtable that will focus on the challenge of feeding another two billion people.
Surveys suggest farmers are not money hungry and lean more toward environmental stewardship than making big profits.
Manuka plantations could restore eroding hills and provide revenue.
A farming family has discovered the value of a signed contract over a handshake.
Owners of Canterbury station say they were about to sign new deal with local tour operator. l Job losses 'red herring'
PM says Flock Hill's overseas owners must create value for NZ and loss of 16 jobs a 'red herring'.
A diverse range of animals roam the irrigated fields of a South Wairarapa farm.
Canterbury farmers may be forced to pay the bulk of a $40 million a year irrigation tax.
Keeping stock well fed at three crucial times of the year is an important message from the sheep and beef consultant of the year.
OPINION: With 60 being the new 50, late middle-age can be a very productive time. So why isn't AgResearch cherishing its older scientists rather than upsetting them?
A radically new risk-based approach to dairy farm inspections by the Otago Regional Council has the support of Federated Farmers.
Farming study discovers acupuncture, music, sport and recreation rate above primary industry science as subjects among university students.
Forestry workers are dodging bullets from poachers, says a forest manager.
Two of Canterbury's sickest waterways are prime candidates for Crown cash to retire farms and restore their wetland "lungs".
Irrigation NZ's 2016 conference will be in Oamaru, an area the company calls the "irrigation heartland".
South Canterbury's massive Rangitata South Irrigation Scheme is at capacity for the first time.
Deer farmers are hardly jumping for joy over better prospects in European markets for their chilled venison.
Farmers not out of the woods over the accidental spreading of a highly noxious grass weed in Canterbury.
Turners G& Growers has signed a joint venture with Chilean fruitgrower Unifrutti to grow table grapes in Peru.
Coromandel farmers fed up with trespassers are taking things into their own hands, police say.
Are farmers still the "National Party in gumboots"? Gerard Hutching looks at which way farmers are likely to vote.
Rhododendrons have usurped sheep and cattle as the big earners at NZ's first private gardens to open to the public.
Some inventions in the Innovate business awards were applicable to rural businesses.
Piako farmer hits back at pollution claims by giving the Waihou River a good old-fashioned taste test to prove its purity.
Industry pays tribute to a man they say helped make the $1.2 billion NZ wine industry what it is today.
Farmers urge people to think about the consequences of using sky lanterns after discovering half-a-dozen of the objects in their paddocks.
New research shows the positive effect the Upper Waikato Sustainable Milk Project has had on the Waikato River.
Scientists say a govt report declaring land farming as safe shouldn't be used to justify future application of oil and gas waste to agricultural soil.
Farmers are selling stock and turning irrigation systems on to fight dry conditions.
Restoring 60-year-old tractor took 130 hours, but a semi-retired engineer did it for free.
Fed Farmers environment spokesman thinks Green Party's motto must be "beat a farmer a day".
A father and son's use of a drone to check on stock has catapulted them to international fame.
New oil attracts attention for Renwick growers
As vineyards continue their spread across Marlborough's Wairau plains, a new oil is attracting increasing attention. Olive oil.
Possum control ops are making inroads into the most inhospitable bush and swamps to protect cattle and deer herds from TB.
The United States has toppled Germany as the go-to market for New Zealand chilled-venison exports.
Farmers could add a side business to their main income after research in high-value edible crops has come out with promising results.
Funding cuts have reduced the fight against poplar leaf rust to small trial plots on farms around New Zealand.
Yellow bristle grass specialist Trevor James will be the keynote speaker at a Waimate West Demonstration Farm's field day.
Three men plead not guilty to 47 charges relating to the trafficking of horticultural workers.
A rural Carterton road was buzzing after a truck carrying beehives crashed and lost its load.
King Country residents near the site of a proposed stock effluent dumping site say it's the prospect of accidents that really has them worried.
Southern candidates face name-calling, heckling and even chicken clucking at Federated Farmers meeting.
Farm-owning group says its operating earnings have nearly doubled, helped by record milk production on some of its dairy farms.
Showing horses is in Thelma Busby's blood.
A set of white overalls has sparked a stoush between NZ Meatworkers Union and Awarua-based South Pacific Meats.
Aussie expert on stock loss in bushfires says NZ farmers are more likely to have to deal with floods, volcanic hazards, or earthquakes.
Agricultural industry training is under fire from farmers who claim qualifications lack value and credibility.
Allied said the focus for the coming year would be to continue to grow the livestock business.
Farmers have learnt a few lessons from the big storms that hit Canterbury a year ago.
Concern is growing about the effect of rural burn-offs on Timaru's air.