Caleb Dennis winner of the national Viticulturist of the Year is now the new Young Horticulturist of the Year.
But fruit fans will not miss out on Marlborough stone fruit at Christmas.
Farmers are warned the fire risk in rural areas remains high.
Feed grain sowing is back from less demand from the dairy industry.
Tourists trampling over pristine rapeseed crop to get the perfect social media snap might annoy a grouchier farmer.
Bacterial blast can be lethal for stonefruit trees, so if it strikes your home orchard you’ll need to act fast.
The Marlborough cherry season will be off to a sweet start this week.
Sunfruit Orchards value their close relationship with their customers. It ensures they are being satisfied with their needs around nutrition, taste, crispness and value.
Brewer brothers showcased their integrated farming enterprise
Can you build a profitable smallholding by sticking wholly to organic principles? One couple did just that in Wairarapa.
Dieting fads are dramatically altering the consumption of grains.
Canterbury barley growers tell Tony Benny how they've become market-leading producers of the vital ingredient of the fast-growing craft beer industry.
Helicopters took to the skies over Marlborough on Thursday morning to battle the biggest frost of this year's grapegrowing season.
Farmer lobby group is going to the Environment Court in a bid to overcome Hastings council's bid to ban GM crops and animals in its district.
FAR are holding a field event at their northern crop research site at Tamahere, near Hamilton in December.
There are so many good things about growing garlic, Waikato's only large scale garlic growers Richard and Tony Cato say.
Growing vegetables is in the blood for the Balle family.
A total of 212 growers and post-harvest operators are claiming losses.
Farmers will not be trapped into no longer saving seed each year, say plant breeders.
Codling moth caterpillars are inconspicuous little creatures that eat your apple cores and leave brown exit holes
Onions New Zealand signed the Deed of the Government Industry Agreement (GIA) for biosecurity readiness and response on Friday at a ceremony in Pukekohe.
Nelson's Waimea Dam will deliver major economic and environmental benefits, minister says.
Ploughing fans from around the North Island followed the furrows to Takapau in central Hawke’s Bay. Kate Taylor captured the action.
A Marlborough dairy farmer has warned of a future shortage of available grazing land in the region as vineyards expand.
A Canterbury company is turning NZ-grown oilseed rape into a high-quality food-grade oil.
BEFORE the irrigators are even turned on, farmers on the Opuha scheme in South Canterbury have been put on 50 per cent restriction as anxiety grows that last year's disastrous season could be repeated.
TONY HOWEY grows carrots, onions, potatoes, wheat, grass seed and organic black currants and relies on irrigation for all those crops. When water restrictions and then a complete shutdown came in last summer his business was hit hard.
Boss jailed for 28 years after salmonella outbreak killed nine people.
A man convicted of smuggling seeds into the country had researched how to do it legally before opting for an illegal route.
A lack of spring grass growth is causing angst among some Southland farmers.