NZ-China meat deal completed

Farmer and agribusiness leader Sam Robinson has been appointed by Shanghai Maling as a resident director.

Silver Fern Farm and Shanghai Maling sign joint $267m investment deal earlier than expected.

Fonterra circles disgruntled Aussies

Fonterra's Stanhope site takes milk from about 260 farms in northern Victoria to produce specialty cheeses and cheddar, ...

New Zealand dairy giant luring disgruntled farmers in heart of Australia's largest farming collective.

Bad news for cherry lovers

Cherryland Orchard staff member Flick Leov with a sample of this season's cherry crop.

Cherry prices are expected to rise after a poor spring and transport delays following the November quake.

Wasp vs weevil

An Irish wasp (right) sizes up a clover root weevil.

Valuable clover has been granted a reprieve by a successful biocontrol programme.

Low fat lambs make poor eating

Ike Williams: There may be a premium for good tasting lamb one day?  Wow, what a radical  idea that is.

Ike Williams wades into the fat lamb debate.

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