Canterbury's arable farmers are scanning the horizon for more mild weather to get crops in the ground this spring after a wet autumn sowing.
Canterbury's grasp of the world's largest milk processing dryer title looks to be on safe ground.
Concern is growing about the effect of rural burn-offs on Timaru's air.
Canterbury farmers warned to keep winter burn-offs from spreading or face big bills in fire control costs.
Seed growers are fed up with continued delays limiting them from growing hemp for the 2014/15 season and developing a vibrant industry.
Global domination is the aim for a new Kiwi product.
Farmers need to sort the wheat from the chaff when it comes to new technologies targeted at making it easier to do business.
Labour appears to be warning it may not be able to block the sale of Lochinver station to Chinese investors.
Roll bars could reduce accidents
A South Canterbury man thinks the anti-roll bar he designed could reduce quad bike accidents.
Store lamb market back $5 a head in a small yarding at livestock sales at Canterbury Agricultural Park.
Top beef cows reach the $2kg mark in the prime cattle market at livestock sales at Coalgate.
A Hawke's Bay grape grower has won the Champion Wine of the Show at this year's Romeo Bragato Wine Awards.
Farm ownership stirred birthright rhetoric from David Cunliffe but gave John Key some strong moments in last night's debate.
Resident affected by the stench of millions of litres of rotting buttermilk now fears another community might be lumped with the putrid problem.
Couple tried every major NZ city before deciding on Wellington lifestyle and alpaca farming.
Warrants of fitness for effluent systems on dairy farms give owners confidence that they're following best industry practice.
Land use change is the most important driver of nitrogen loss to water, says water quality specialist Rick Pridmore.
NZ is in a good position to capitalise on the world's need for good quality food, according to Rabobank's Berry Marttin.
Southland farmers who sell beef and lamb direct to the consumer will feature on TV.
Farming company turns its business around after prosecution on four environmental offences led to instructions to stop milking.
Canterbury dairy manufacturer Synlait Milk has had its new $28.5 million canning plant given the tick by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Those Aussies are forever trying to pull the wool over our eyes. But this time, the dags have fallen short.
Synlait Milk has had its new $28.5m canning plant given the tick by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
ECan says more dairy farmers are following rules for disposing of their cows' waste.
Company posts small profit in a "challenging" year but says Australian market is doing well.
The 60 cents shaved from the West Coast dairy co-op's milk payout range is expected to put strain on some suppliers.
Tony Parlato knows a bit about growing potatoes. He has been in the business for almost 20 years.
Fonterra announces major partnership with Chinese company and investment to boost production capacity in NZ, collectively worth nearly $1.2bn.
Southland's economy is set to get a major boost from a multimillion-dollar dairy deal.
Wet winter conditions did not deter 33 Fonterra volunteers from planting close to 1200 plants in a Landcorp wetland restoration.
How many piglet deaths do the public feel are OK if sows are allowed "normal" behaviour outside of restrictive farrowing crates?
OPINION: Louise Giltrap is concerned to find clean drinking water is not always available for some farm workers.
Some small Southland towns are "falling apart", but Edendale's future looks bright.
Award-winning organic berry and icecream company has just taken another major step in its export strategy.
Dairy giant to spend $1.2 billion on a global partnership with a Chinese company and boosting production capacity here.
Researchers are using high technology and maths to work out how sheepdogs herd sheep.
Northland dairy farmers may soon find they need to apply for resource consents to take water for stock.
A sheep farmer has a penchant for women's perfumes. But, it's not what you might think.
Another dry summer could see Black Beetle numbers soar in Waikato.
The fortunes for calf rearers may have improved this season with better prices expected for reared calves this spring.
Hereford-friesian calves are fetching premium prices in parts of NZ as the annual round of calf sales gets into full swing.
Helen Kelly has told Waikato farmers that a new wage-setting model was needed for farm workers.
Worksafe NZ's guidelines for the safe use of quad bikes is more than just wearing helmets.
The newly formed Otago-Southland alpaca owners group aims to educate farmers and lifestyle block owners.
A forestry tutor in Marlborough was rushed to hospital after tree he was felling as part of a lesson hit him.
Principals of a firm that almost bought the Crafar farms are convicted of laundering HK$230m.
Steve Wyn-Harris has been honoured for his significant contribution to the sheep industry.
Numerous groups collaborate to restore Aorangi Forest Park.
State-owned farmer Landcorp has doubled its net profit to $30m for the year ended June 30, 2014, up $13m from the previous year.
Viticulturists, winemakers, and marketers from all over the world will soon arrive in Blenheim.
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