Red meat receiving electrical stimulation in an experiment to increase tenderness.
New study finds the presence of neonicatinoid residues in many fruit, vegetables and pollen in the US and NZ.
Bees, butterflies, worms and birds among those at serious risk from neonics pesticides.
OPINION: Dairy company and govt should pay heed to the question now that a pseudo milk developed in a lab could threaten NZ's $17bn dairy industry.
A Wellington man suffered spinal injuries when the quad bike he was riding crashed in the Tararuas early last night.
70,000 hours of construction go into factory
The $73 million expansion of the Fonterra mozzarella factory in South Canterbury is on track to go online in August 2015.
Dairy farmers risk contaminating their milk with teat spray residue if they do not ensure their cows' teats are properly cleaned before milking.
Pig farmers admit they are falling short of the public perception of acceptable welfare standards.
From August 1, for the first time in our history and after decades of failed attempts, we will have a national regulatory framework to safeguard the health of our rivers and lakes.
OPINION: AgriBusiness professor claims vital science that will help farming in the future is being pushed aside by AgResearch's restructuring.
Icelandic couple travel 17,000 km to see what it is like milking 800 cows on a Mangakino farm instead of the typical 50 back home.
Allowing piggery effluent to flow into a stream lands a Waikato disposal company with a large fine.
The PressHereford breeders have reclaimed market share against other beef breeds after a good bull-selling season, says PGG Wrightson genetics manager Bruce Orr.
HEATHER CHALMERS - The PressRetiring AgResearch scientists says there is a huge amount of research sitting unused that could lift NZ's agriculture performance.
WILLY LEFERINKOPINION: The public view farmers favourably despite what the media shows.
Producing deer with some of the biggest antlers in NZ careful genetic selection and a dollop of luck, says a South Canterbury deer farmer.
A new milk due for sale in 2016 could threaten NZ's $17bn dairy export industry.
Planned $342m dairy joint venture in China would help Fonterra's push into added-value products, expert says.
Wool producers are "shocked and appalled" by graphic footage allegedly showing Australian shearers beating, kicking and stomping on sheep.
A Te Kuiti farmer will travel to France to represent New Zealand in the World Young Shepherds Challenge.
The few store lambs yarded were in high demand at livestock sales at Coalgate last week.
A business has had to stop taking cattle heads and ears for composting.
Zespri is introducing a graduate recruitment programme to bring in new industry leaders.
A decision to high-country development to become a permitted activity is likely to be deferred to October.
Levin farmers have won the 2014 Valden Cow of the Year.
A food technologist was handing around samples of his manuka honey bars at a seminar to celebrate 50 years of food technology at Massey University.
New genetics from Canada of milking shorthorns through embryo transfer are in a Manawatu calf shed.
Waimakariri residents are outnumbered by dairy cows - but they haven't won yet, say experts.
A contentious Stewart Island marine farm has been given the green light.
Relationships ruined and businesses going off the rails. Professional succession planner Joan Baker has seen the ugly side of farm succession.
Wild weather has hit Northland farms hard with power outages, equipment damage and flooded pastures.
A Matamata farmer who lost his way at night in rough weather did everything right, police say.
A couple who had lost their passion for farming find their mojo through a project established by DairyNZ.
The manager of a Taranaki piggery has barely slept since learning her property was invaded by animal activists.
There is no silver bullet for Tatua Co-Operative Dairy Company's success and longevity.
New Federated Farmers president says the organisation's the challenge is to become credible in the eyes of the public.
New Fed Farmers leader says with the industry addressing environmental issues the challenge is now on pressure groups to start talking about the economy.
AgResearch scientist urges farmers to take note of what animals are telling them.
Genevieve Steven will be the youngest person competing for the top honour at the national Green Agriculture Innovation Awards - which is a shame, she thinks.
Massey professor who wants to revamp milk-tanker design and develop the manuka honey industry recognised with a top food science industry award.
"Hero farmer" with a tractor and persuasive cop come to aid of motorists in 1m high floodwaters.
A Marlborough family-owned vineyard, Isabel Estate Vineyard, has gone into receivership.
Sanford Bluff is upgrading its Stewart Island salmon farm marine fleet with two custom-built boats.
The least expensive proper working ute in NZ looks like a useful entrant in our burgeoning workhorse market.
OPINION: A small minority of dairy farmers who did not take a responsible view on caring for the environment are holding the rest of the industry back.
Trade negotiator warns that NZ's special trade access to China risks making exports complacent and over-reliant on that single market.
Women are moving into farming leadership roles in increasing numbers. We profile two women who have made their mark.
The Environment Court has rejected a proposed Pelorus Sounds salmon farm.
Waimate's Alex Reekers has trimmed and shorn his way to the finals of the World Young Shepherds Challenge.
Wealthy Indians will soon be dining on top-quality New Zealand lamb.
What is the main issue for farmers in the upcoming General Election?