Could white kumara be the next thing for Kiwi cuisine lovers to sink their teeth into?
A native moth is causing trouble for North Island farmers trying to prepare for drought.
Scientists are nearing the halfway mark of their target of sucking up one million wasps from Canterbury paddocks and sending them to Southland to combat the clover root weevil.
Nelson wineries are relieved the region's grape harvest has largely finished ahead of prolonged rain.
Horticulture marketer and distributor buys Hawke's Bay apple producer to feed growing export markets.
A French winemaker from famous Champagne house Veuve Clicquot is working his magic at a Marlborough winery.
Rain continues to cause stress for Marlborough's wine industry, but it's not only growers and wineries feeling the pain.
The pressure is on - there are still tonnes of grapes to be brought in, and winter is closing in
Wheat growers suffer another blow with confirmation that NZ wheat has developed resistance to fungicides controlling speckled leaf blotch.
NZ's avocado industry is planning to triple productivity per hectare and quadruple industry returns over the next nine years.
A vineyard contracting business is fined more than $2000 for not paying staff wages and holiday pay.
An industry-leading Central Otago orchard has won the supreme title in the 2014 Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Ravensdown and Ballance Agri-Nutrients cut prices to coincide with farmers applying more fertiliser.
Pukekawa crop manager Brett Parker is crowned New Zealand Young Vegetable Grower.
The Central Plains Water Scheme is the first to receive a Crown leg up.
A massive South Canterbury irrigation scheme has received the financial backing of two district councils.
Each paddock should be classified as to whether it will or won't survive, or is in doubt, farmers advised.
We must immediately ban all imports of fruit and vegetables from areas the Queensland fruitfly lives.
A big gap in the dairy industry's knowledge of why ryegrass pastures misfire is being closed by researchers.
Disappointment as kumara chips in short supply for the second year in a row.
Farmers may look to slower growing, less wind-catching shelter belts after storm damage last year.
Kiwifruit farmers say Turners & Growers' relationship with growers hasn't improved, as required by regulator.
Maize silage harvest on Waikato farms has been hugely variable as a result of the drought.
A mixed picture has emerged of grain yields for autumn sown crops grown for research at Canterbury trial sites by the Foundation for Arable Research.
Biodiscovery, A New Zealand biotech company that has spent most of its existence flying under the radar, is about to make a big noise globally.
A French company which designs and manufactures grape harvesting machinery has been showing off its latest harvester in NZ.
This year's NZ's grape harvest expected to be around 15 per cent higher than last year's record crop.
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Risk of catching Hepatitis A from potentially contaminated fruit is "relatively low", ministry says.
Grape growers hoping bad-weather forecasts will not put a dampener on the harvest, which is tipped to be one of the biggest and best yet.
Hopes are high that a good growing season will translate into an excellent vintage.
Manuka honey's medicinal properties stole the show at the first Manuka Honey Seminar held in Masterton.
A drab harvest has done nothing to excite arable farmers in Mid-Canterbury.
Overnight temperature falls to about 1 degree Celsius in Marlborough but no frost was recorded as grape harvesting cranks up.
Palmerston North scientist Zane Webber has been getting plants in some wild places.
Lower sales and higher costs has resulted in winemaker Delegat's Group's reporting a 7.6 per cent slump in net profit for the half year to December 31.
Farmers regrassing paddocks are being warned not to use uncertified seed cultivars to avoid the risk of insect pests.
An award-winning Marlborough winery is on the market for an investor to splash the cash on.
New Zealand wine exports are expected to continue growing this year, according to the latest Rabobank Wine Quarterly report.
Restrictions on the movement on fruit and vegetables in Northland have been lifted after a fruit fly scare.
Seed exports rose in value to $192 million with many of the high value crops grown from the food bowl of Canterbury.
A bumper crop is taking shape in Marlborough's vineyards, with many growers forced to cut fruit to the ground.
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Results due soon from extra surveillance used in effort to arrest possible harm posed by biosecurity breach.
Potatoes have nudged out tomatoes as the favourite vegetable in the shopping aisles.
The Far North is in horticulture lockdown following the discovery of a fruit fly.
An orchard which exports honeycrisp, the US' most popular apple variety, wants other growers to join them.
An innovative method of using sheep under the grape vines to achieve the annual task of leaf plucking.
One of Nigel Wilson's most productive (and picturesque) crops is white clover.
Despite high initial costs and challenges, passionate growers are ditching chemical sprays to go organic.
A Japanese company has been given approval to buy another 12.5 per cent of a Marlborough vineyard.