Customs is trying to overturn a ruling that it should return the tobacco it seized from a Motueka grower
Mark and Robyn Gardiner have gone through Psa and are out the other side.
Two companies are making it easy for farmers to recycle plastic waste and dispose of unwanted chemicals.
More than 4300 properties have established covenanted areas over the past 40 years.
Waikato Federated Farmers has a new president.
Making farming as easy as possible and not seeking perfection hasn't stopped farmer Dave Fincham from turning a profit.
Minister Nathan Guy announces a $5m package to support farmers and growers dealing with the Kaikoura earthquake.
Kurow Duntroon Irrigation Company (KDIC) has been granted $388,000 towards the update and expansion of its existing irrigation infrastructure.
Constant autumn rain spells disaster for crops, and spirits are low among farmers.
Chris Lewis will step down after three years as Waikato Federated Farmers president at its annual meeting.
Hemp seed can now be sold as food, but drug fears mean new rule falls short, say NZ hemp growers.
New kiwifruit variety is helping a Franklin company pave a pathway of gold.
Massey University takes action to deal with pesky pukekos, as birds uproot kumara crops.
Andrew Jolly reflects on the courage shown by rural families whose members went to war.
Mid Canterbury's high country beekeepers elude a horror honey season.
Ploughing stalwart Bob Mehrtens from Timaru will represent New Zealand at the world ploughing contest
Ecan is reviewing minimum flow and potential water allocation restrictions in the Fairlie Basin. This is making some water users nervous.
Storms wipe out green vegetable crops, causing shortages across the country.
Farmers must see consented farming in a positive light, says arable farmer Dave Birkett.
After three years of drought struggles, North Canterbury farmers are relieved to see rain fall.
The latest sale of Zespri gold licences reflects the high level of confidence in the industry.
Councils can declare themselves GE-free after Maori Party says it forced Nick Smith to back down, but confusion remains.
Zespri believes kiwifruit plant material was sent to China from NZ illegally to grow gold varieties.
Nelson winemakers are racing to save their vintage as the cyclone threatens to destroy grapes still on the vine.
Record set by NZ farmers has been accepted into the Guinness Book of Records.
A soil flipping technique paved the way for great fodder beet cropping.
Two large vineyards in Hawke's Bay face an uncertain future as their Australian owner wine puts them on the market.
Plentiful kiwifruit has provided a boost for packer EastPack's returns.
Waikato's top environmental farmers are Charlie and Helen Lea.
It hasn't been a record kiwifruit harvest, but considering this summer's below par weather, it hasn't been a bad result.