Farmers say the devastating pea weevil may have made it to other parts of the North Island.
The effect of agrichemicals on the health of people who apply them is the subject of a Massey University study.
A lift in the value of fruit exports has helped offset falling dairy receipts over the past year.
A Central Otago orchardist has been awarded third place at a national young grower competition.
Organisers of a prestigious Taranaki farm environment contest say prospective entrants have nothing to lose.
Sub clover provides good feed in spring for a South Otago farming couple.
Although manuka honey has brought many benefits to Taranaki, its rapid growth has caused the odd hiccup too.
Born and bred in Kaikoura, 'Del Boy' Dalzell moved to Okaramio in 1999 to house a growing rural machinery collection.
Taranaki beekeepers fight as 'cowboys' muscle in on their territory with unregistered hives.
A historic Central Otago farm has been put on the market, but buyers will need deep pockets.
Riwaka's Tom Dalziel has beaten off tough competition to be crowned Nelson's Young Fruit Grower for 2016.
With 36 mostly lifestyler neighbours looking in and the city of Timaru only minutes away, Shawn Miller's stud sheep and barley growing operation is under constant scrutiny.
Kiwifruit growers have bid for licences to plant 400 ha of gold product.
Dairy farmers taking to fodder beet as a feeding option for their cows want DairyNZ to fill in research holes about the crop.
Strong grower returns and excellent export market growth has Zespri boss Lain Jager confident about the future.
A commentator says this year's grape vintage will offer a mixed bag.
Press can't keep pace with bumper harvest as council imposes waste water restrictions.
Kiwifruit marketers cut out of exporting to fight Zespri court appeal.
Drones could be enlisted in the battle to combat the spread of velvetleaf weed.
The best organic kiwifruit growers are able to foot it with conventional orchardists.
Despite high returns to organic kiwifruit growers, Splice Fruit is barred from exporting to Austria.
Roxburgh fruit grower Jack Gilchrist is Central Otago's young fruit grower of the year.
The arable industry has its challenges, but remains in good shape, says leader Guy Wrigley.
Winter hits farmers but they say they are prepared and stock condition and pasture levels are okay.
New Zealand's $1.9b kiwifruit industry depends on developing new novel varieties.
Golden Bay kiwifruit growers want urgent action to prevent a repeat of flood damage that devastated their crops.
Black gold and white gold may have slowed in Taranaki, but liquid gold is flowing in the hinterland.
Zespri's profits are set to rise as licence revenue for the SunGold variety comes on stream.
Five fruit growers are vying for the Central Otago Young Fruit Grower crown.