Vets are warning of a massive rise in parasite numbers in lambs in the south.
Irrigation's benefits in a drought year were highly visible this growing season.
Southland dairy cow deaths blamed on high concentrations of naturally occurring toxins in a variety of swedes.
The unfairness of drought has some hit home for some Canterbury farmers.
Major companies are putting big money into Lincoln University's growing demonstration and research farms base.
You don't have to get your boots dirty to enjoy a career in primary industries.
Boer goats touted as the ideal class of livestock to farm for busy professionals.
Would you buy artificial milk or beef if the price was right?
When Craig Mill and Barbara Mortensen started their own contracting business in 2008, the only thing on their minds was to be a cut above the rest.
South Canterbury's Opuha Water scheme has not failed, despite the tap being turned off to irrigators in February according to a company director.
A farm worker who fell so hard from a quad bike she cracked her helmet is now in critical condition in hospital.
Kiwifruit growers have overwhelmingly backed the Zespri single seller model in a triumph for New Zealand communities over individual self-interest, according to industry groups.
Students of NMIT's new viticulture degree in Blenheim are searching for red grape varieties that will flourish in New Zealand's cooler climate.
Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy stands by using a rainfall statistic to support irrigation schemes.
Two trucks spilled grapes on Marlborough roads last week, as the first week of harvesting got underway.
NZ signs free trade deal with South Korea and beef and dairy industries to be biggest beneficiaries.
One person has been killed in a tractor incident in North Canterbury.
Federated Farmers branch angry at a regional council's proposal to drop the collection of rates for the eradication of bovine tuberculosis.
Three Marlborough farmers and vineyard operators caught taking water for irrigation during water restrictions have been issued with warnings.
A black market for meat is fuelling the rise of poaching and stock rustling across Nelson Bays.
Sheep numbers could halve in the next 10 years, if the claims of a Meat Industry Excellence Group Report released last Tuesday, prove correct.
Tiny Chilean beetles have been released in Southland to try to head off a threat from an invasive weed that scientists fear could become as big a problem as gorse.
A referendum on the future direction of the kiwifruit industry is heading for the biggest voter turnout in nearly 20 years.
We have the most heavily indebted farmers in the world and academics are wondering what stress that is putting them under.
Farm sales dropped 13 per cent last month but prices were significantly higher than a year ago.
Not even the leftovers from a cyclone has helped drought-stricken North Canterbury sheep and cattle farmer.
Farm livestock may be banned from most Wellington waterways within seven years.
Crown Irrigation Investments is likely to commit millions more to the Central Plains Water scheme.
Half the Vanuatu workers in Nelson are desperate to return to their cyclone-devastated homeland but cannot.