Silver Fern Farms has acceded to demands for a special meeting to debate the Shanghai Maling deal, but is there time?
Taranaki competitors feature strongly on the leaderboard after the first day of the North Island Sheep Dog Trial Championships at Mangamingi, east of Eltham.
Waikato farmers already under huge pressure from low dairy prices have been dealt a further blow with the discovery of velvetleaf in maize crops.
Farmers could be in for a difficult spring if rain doesn't arrive soon.
Greenpeace to protest against Central Plains Water irrigation scheme, but wants the element of surprise.
The search for velvetleaf on Southland farms officially ended on Friday, with more than 600 properties searched.
Flaxbourne farmer, Doug Avery has been selected to travel with a New Zealand agricultural mission to Zambia.
The Camerons's double act have two cattle finalists in the Steak of Origin contest.
Feijoas have everything a fruit needs - and they're dropping from trees all over Taranaki right now.
Farm Environment competition produces a great crop of supreme winners.
A major development of a Mackenzie station could include a boutique guest lodge for 12 and wedding chapel.
Farmers are looking for rain which would combine with warm ground conditions to create an even better autumn.
An economist warns that cash flow stress in the dairy sector is likely to continue next season.
More farmers are using computer accounting packages.
Shane Gibbons and Bridget Speight balance farming and environmental guardianship at their Te Anau farm.
Alliance Group's performance plans will be opened to its farmer-shareholders at a Queenstown conference.
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.
Dog trainer coming to talk about training farm dogs.
The distinctive black and white band of belted galloway cattle are easy on the eye, but dairy farmers like them for other reasons.
A South Canterbury stud has reached the 50 year mark for hereford breeding.
Deciding when to sell the lamb crop is fraught with risk.
In April, the new Health and Safety at Work Act (2015) was introduced for all workplaces. Like all industries, dairy farmers face new responsibilities around keeping staff safe and reducing risk on-farm.
Tararua Fed Farmers' provincial president had no farming background but grew up in a rural town.
It has been demonstrated that better grown calves and heifers have higher first lactation and lifetime production than less well grown ones. What is less certain is the extent to which the benefits of early rumen development remain through to and after calving, with heifers reared off farm.
Low dairy prices are biting but farmers advised to think long term and keeping an eye on the prize.
Adding chlorine to water was the biggest breakthrough ever in human health to prevent illness so it makes sense that food producing animals should drink chlorinated water too.
Feeding the global population is no easy feat, especially when it is expected to reach 9.3 billion by 2050.
A Dannevirke couple are not letting low dairy prices hold them back from progression.