An Aussie grower's crushing invention has won a major international award for helping farmers get around weed resistance against herbicides.
A South Canterbury couple has broken a 25-year-old world record for the highest yielding barley crop after their attempt was confirmed by Guinness World Record authorities.
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.
Scales Corporation beats prospectus forecasts, reporting an annual net profit of $18.4m as it continues to eye growth.
Waikato fruitgrowers are confident the pest will remain contained in Auckland and eradicated.
Timaru farmer Warren Darling has a world record harvest, with help from an early winter.
The Mid Canterbury-centred seed industry came off its high with $210 million of exports last year and this harvest is shaping up for a similar result.
Crop growers struggling to get easy access to the lucrative hemp-seed market by a continuing unwillingness to change the law.
Couple are waiting to see if their world record attempt for the highest barley yield will be confirmed.
Without research into new plant varieties, the New Zealand kiwifruit industry would be in a parlous state.
A golden future looks to be in store for kiwifruit growers.
Some Marlborough wineries may have to rethink harvest plans if smoke from the Onamalutu fire has tainted vines.