Ploughing stalwart Bob Mehrtens from Timaru will represent New Zealand at the world ploughing contest
Ecan is reviewing minimum flow and potential water allocation restrictions in the Fairlie Basin. This is making some water users nervous.
Storms wipe out green vegetable crops, causing shortages across the country.
Farmers must see consented farming in a positive light, says arable farmer Dave Birkett.
After three years of drought struggles, North Canterbury farmers are relieved to see rain fall.
The latest sale of Zespri gold licences reflects the high level of confidence in the industry.
Councils can declare themselves GE-free after Maori Party says it forced Nick Smith to back down, but confusion remains.
Zespri believes kiwifruit plant material was sent to China from NZ illegally to grow gold varieties.
Nelson winemakers are racing to save their vintage as the cyclone threatens to destroy grapes still on the vine.
Record set by NZ farmers has been accepted into the Guinness Book of Records.
A soil flipping technique paved the way for great fodder beet cropping.
Two large vineyards in Hawke's Bay face an uncertain future as their Australian owner wine puts them on the market.
Plentiful kiwifruit has provided a boost for packer EastPack's returns.
Waikato's top environmental farmers are Charlie and Helen Lea.
It hasn't been a record kiwifruit harvest, but considering this summer's below par weather, it hasn't been a bad result.
It's given its name to a beer, a city and some European towns - and now a New Zealand forest.
Kiwifruit growers have given a strong signal they want the work of their lobby group to continue.
Forestry is worth a significant amount to the economy, but is under valued.
A group of South Canterbury farmers gets together to take part in a farm environment plan workshop.
Mundane apple packing can finally be replaced by robots.
Scientists at Lincoln University have found a fine mesh will protect potatoes from pests.
South Canterbury farmers are urged to attend a meeting in Fairlie to learn the outcomes of a water investigation.
Not much bigger than a golf ball, the Rockit apple sold in plastic cylinders has taken off.
New Zealand is in the big league of wine exporters to the US.
Lincoln university student Sarah Lockhart is the latest recipient of a Ravensdown scholarship.
There is a right way and a wrong way of planting trees, John Simmons says.
The red clover casebearer moth has been found in Mid-Canterbury, but its effect on clover seed production is unknown.
Farmers need to continue to look for velvetleaf in their fodder beet crops.
The Feilding developers of a cross slot drill have teamed up with Carrfields.
Top-dressing pilot says fighting Port Hills fires "not that different to everyday work".