Alan Henderson looks at the long term picture when it comes to achieving higher crop yields on his Pirongia farm.
New Zealand could adopt a food standard for the sale of hemp seed products in the next 12-18 months.
A Waimea fruit grower has taken out the title of Nelson Young Fruit Grower 2015.
Next summer the black beetle will be back and it's going to be more devastating than usual.
Cropping farmers are managing to maintain much the same grain yields as five years ago on a shrinking land base.
Lyalldale mixed cropping farmer Mike Porter claims he's "mildly obsessive compulsive."
Vegetable growers in Kapiti and Horowhenua have been hit by wet weather for the second year in a row.
Improved international markets lift apple exporters' hopes from February's doom and gloom.
Avocado growers who use Seeka Kiwifruit Industries as their packer have received much higher prices for their exports than others in the industry, the company says.
An Aussie grower's crushing invention has won a major international award for helping farmers get around weed resistance against herbicides.
South Canterbury couple break 25-year-old world record for the highest yielding barley crop.
Farming sustainably comes from the heart, award-winning farmer Frans de Jong says.
Matamata-based Southern Belle Orchards are the supreme winners of the 2015 Waikato Farm Environment Awards.
Frustrated Aussie farmer borrows coal mining technology to come up with a weed seed destructor.
And on why you should probably not cellar your Champagne.
An Auckland couple eschews commercial tomato growing for an heirloom harvest and an artisan lifestyle.
The Mafia is just one of the hazards that Zespri's European supply manager Callum Kay has to be aware of.
Central Otago is enjoying a "one-in-10-year" vintage, a viticulture provider says.
The first of the new season's kiwifruit set sail for Japan yesterday, with Zespri predicting volumes will be back to pre-Psa levels this year.
Nelson's orchard workers from Vanuatu face an anxious wait for news after Cyclone Pam devastated the island nation.
Dry weather is providing a helping hand to a local orchard months after hail wrecked up to half its crop.
ZespriI chief executive Lain Jager is in no doubt about the benefits of the kiwifruit single seller model.
A disease that grows on grapes and leaves has forced some Marlborough growers to walk away from their crops.
An unusually long dry period may have prevented a Southland farmer from beating his own world record.
Part of one of New Zealand's largest kiwifruit packhouses has been completely destroyed by fire.
Manuka plantations could be a viable money earner for marginal Waikato hill country.
Heinz Wattie's has not totally canned the New Zealand asparagus industry, a Hawke's Bay grower says.
The New Zealand area planted in wine grapes has increased by 100 per cent in the last 12 years.
NZ's largest kiwifruit grower's profit jumps 38 per cent after several years of poor returns.
Roxy and Big Daddy are set to make it big. They are colourful characters, and tasty.