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.
More fodderbeet seed lines could be contaminated with velvetleaf, the Ministry for Primary Industries says.
Prices for kiwifruit orchards have soared as Zespri targets $3.3 billion revenue by 2020.
A fourth seed line has been found to be contaminated by the invasive pest weed.
John Stalker, 78, will represent New Zealand for the first time at the world vintage ploughing champs.
Onion-growers weep tears of joy at news that returns have doubled on their tasty crop.
Kiwifruit New Zealand have turned down an appeal to allow two exporters to partner with Zespri.
Southland farmers are upset about a lack of legal action following the velvetleaf outbreak.
The multi-million dollar Waihao Downs irrigation scheme will be ready for the next irrigation season.
A near-perfect autumn planting has brought cheer to South Canterbury's grain and seed farmers.
Natural ingredients company Comvita knows it will not reach its revenue target through honey alone, so is developing other products.
In their 138 years on the same Mid Canterbury property, the Rickard family have experienced farming's highs and lows.
The winter supply of carrots, potatoes, parsnips, brussel sprouts and swedes from Ohakune is at risk if it doesn't rain.
Kiwifruit is taking India by storm – and delivered to doorsteps by bicycle.
High Court tells Kiwifruit Board to review three export applications.
Teenager Lincoln Roper has been growing red onions since he was seven.
Urban sprawl is carving up valuable vegetable land and growers are struggling to impress this on officials.
Farmers believe imported chicken feed is the source of a velvetleaf outbreak in maize crops, but this is disputed.
Bob Mehrtens is well known around ploughing circles.
As vineyard plantings increase, New Zealand wines in the US gain plaudits and sales.
Farmer understanding of the issues of water quality is at odds with the scientific models, an expert says.
The search for velvetleaf on Southland farms officially ended on Friday, with more than 600 properties searched.
Stephen and Dianne Sheaf of Wild Ruby Cranberries, just south of Greymouth, began growing true American cranberries, Vaccinium macrocarpon, in 2007. But it wasn't until a few years ago that they knew they were on the right track, when a visiting adviser from Ocean Spray, the main American cranberry consumer brand, told them he had never seen cranberries of such a deep red hue and large size in North America.
Pukekohe has again produced the country's best young vege grower.
Zespri assures kiwifruit lovers they are safe after 1.7 million trays were put on hold.
South Canterbury farmers take a grassroots approach to reduce their effect on the environment.
Feed barley plantings drop as Canterbury arable farmers feel the pinch of the dairy downturn and look for alternative crops.
Now the grape harvest is over, the winemakers' job has begun at Matahiwi Wines in the Wairarapa.
"I'm eating my way through Nelson and Motueka," John Key says, apple in hand.