Concern is growing about the effect of rural burn-offs on Timaru's air.
Canterbury farmers warned to keep winter burn-offs from spreading or face big bills in fire control costs.
Farmers need to sort the wheat from the chaff when it comes to new technologies targeted at making it easier to do business.
Labour appears to be warning it may not be able to block the sale of Lochinver station to Chinese investors.
Roll bars could reduce accidents
A South Canterbury man thinks the anti-roll bar he designed could reduce quad bike accidents.
Listed winemaker Delegat Group has posted record sales and profit for the year to June 30.
Farm ownership stirred birthright rhetoric from David Cunliffe but gave John Key some strong moments in last night's debate.
Couple tried every major NZ city before deciding on Wellington lifestyle and alpaca farming.
NZ is in a good position to capitalise on the world's need for good quality food, according to Rabobank's Berry Marttin.
How many piglet deaths do the public feel are OK if sows are allowed "normal" behaviour outside of restrictive farrowing crates?
Researchers are using high technology and maths to work out how sheepdogs herd sheep.
Helen Kelly has told Waikato farmers that a new wage-setting model was needed for farm workers.
Another dry summer could see Black Beetle numbers soar in Waikato.
A forestry tutor in Marlborough was rushed to hospital after tree he was felling as part of a lesson hit him.
Numerous groups collaborate to restore Aorangi Forest Park.
State-owned farmer Landcorp has doubled its net profit to $30m for the year ended June 30, 2014, up $13m from the previous year.
A farmer tells of taking his young grandchildren to see the new pigs but instead they found a distressing sight.
Poaching victim's security cameras are stolen after police showed photos of alleged rustlers.
The scientific smarts of a young Southlander could save lives on farms.
A 2012 farm sale to an overseas buyer still rankles with some farmers who wished to buy the properties themselves.
John McCaskey yearns for the lambing and calving beats of yore.
It is a long way from New York to Marton, but Max Varney is pleased he made the journey.
Education, not regulation, is the key to good environmental outcomes, a group of farmers say.
Doctors can be slow to recognise the disease leptospirosis, especially those in cities, but doctors working near meat plants have more awareness.
Outside the mercury may be falling, but indoors the atmosphere heats up as a trio of farmers passionately debate the future of dairying.
A man who spent 90 minutes with a meat hook stuck in his head eventually pulled it out himself.
Trapped in a stream at the bottom of a gully, Ken Miller thought he could lose an arm or even die.
Here's the good and bad news as to whether a common pesticide is harming the insect helpers NZ depends on, such as bees and earthworms.
Fertiliser firm "misinterpreted advice" and dumped contaminant that hospitalised two people.
Lincoln University vice- chancellor Dr Andrew West has revealed it will establish another demonstration farm in the North Island.
Farm sales up are 25 per cent over the last year, although winter has seen dairy farm sales virtually grind to a halt.
Steak grown in labs and engineered fish may become the staple in the future.
A farmer dumped from a Fonterra livestock venture vows never to do business with the co-operative ever again.
Most farmers don't use them despite a study showing they can return $4 return for every dollar spent on them.
The $12 million extension of the company's Christchurch farm will add 60 jobs and increase production.
Taranaki Regional Council shies away from endorsing use of a phone app to report incidents of water pollution.
After fighting yellow bristle grass for three years, an award-winning sharemilker wants the focus to turn to eradicating the weed.
Council rejects criticism it is responsible for a fall in the amount of silage film collected for recycling.
A safety programme developed by the agricultural aviation industry to protect the environment has won a major award.
Ploughing a straight furrow is no easy task but Southlander Mark Dillon is an expert in his field.
About every 30 minutes in India, a farmer commits suicide.
Nissan's new Navara is another step in the evolution of the ute to becoming a more rounded, do-it-all machine.
An "unacceptable" number of people are dying in the agricultural sector, according to watchdog.
New Zealand is the only "major grape-producing country" with a rise in volume and value of wine exports for the first quarter of the year.
PGG Wrightson reports a $42.3m net profit and expects significant improvements across the whole company.
It helps to have a top-level cricket background when doing business in India, as Geoff Allott found.
If a chronic shortage of skilled workers on New Zealand farms exists, why is it so hard for a skilled engineer with a solid work record to find work?
Fertiliser firm ordered to stop dumping contaminant that hospitalised two people.
You're paying through the nose for free range chicken, but are you getting what you're paying for?
Two fluffy lapdogs shot at point-blank range for worrying sheep have highlighted lifestyle/rural tensions.