Rainfall could drop by 15 per cent in some parts of the country, climate scientists say.
Nathan Guy launches new initiative for sheep and beef farms.
A New Plymouth man who knows first hand how farmers do it tough is helping out the best he can.
A quad bike tragedy has ripped a hole in hard-working farming family.
"It's a little bit like a cancer. Sometimes you can beat it, but sometimes it can beat you."
Southdown lambs aren't usually born in sets of four, but a Manawatu ewe has given birth to her own flock
Controversial health and safety legislation, which does does not classify farms as high risk, has passed in Parliament.
OPINION: The "great fear of socialism" that columnist Chris Trotter ascribes to NZ farmers is less pronounced than it seems.
Landcorp's net operating profit for the year has fallen 84 per cent to $4.9 million, down from $30m for 2013-14.
The Ministry of Primary Industries is being slammed for relaxed quarantine measures in the wake of two maize spillages.
A new rural advisory group will not be used to throw rocks at the Marlborough District Council, its architect says.
State owned enterprise minister Todd McClay says Landcorp won't turn a profit for "the next few years" and is again foreshadowing land sales.
Six important questions to ask when you’re choosing rabbits to breed for eating, and what to look out for when you're buying.
Farming communities urged to watch out for the mental health of their members as belts tighten.
At a volunteer fire station just a few kilometres north of Christchurch, the Swannanoa force is relieved to have a new base radio as a link to the field.
Landcorp is more than dairy, its CEO Steve Carden claims.
Dairy industry leaders urging farmers to work with their sharemilkers so the traditional pathway to farm ownership is protected.
A new pump mounted on a tanker is helping the Alford Forest rural fire force while a base radio is helping a crew at Swannanoa to relay messages.
Farmers and their bankers are the main figures in dairy's downturn, but professional dispute mediators also have a job to do.
Discussion around the Health and Safety Reform Bill is the start of a step change to safer workplaces in New Zealand
The planned upgrade of Fonterra's Studholme plant looks set to go ahead.
LINZ has named the South Canterbury farming syndicates which paid $173,400 in foreign investment penalties.
Southern artist Lizzie Carruthers has been a farmer all her working life. She talks about inspiration and life as a rural artist.
Landowners who want to sign up to the Flaxbourne Irrigation Scheme and diversify into viticulture are being asked to grow grapes solely for Yealands Wine Group in a deal questioned by Marlborough District councillors.
Immigration New Zealand has come under fire for holding up the work permits of Filipinos wanting to work in the dairy industry.
Former Kaikoura MP Colin King will chair a new rural advisory group formed to lobby the Marlborough District Council on rural community issues.
Warm, dry weather conditions in Marlborough may be slowing grass growth but it is helping lambing on farms around the region, say farmers.
Wet conditions on farms have stifled growth on dairy and sheep and beef farms.
For Waituna dairy farmer Gerald Spain, farming was inevitable.
Minister can't recall if he was told worm farming and mini-golf would be high-risk.