Who owns farmers' data? An industry expert says the answer isn't clear cut.
Blaming farmers ignores the progress they've made, says Doug Edmeades.
Keith Woodford says there are lessons to learn from Oregon dairy farming.
Grandparenting is the wrong approach to take when it comes to capping nutrient limits on land use, Rick Burke says.
OPINION: Three wives in three homes kissed husbands goodbye and wished them safe travels. Only two of these guys came home.
Weather gods are conspiring against farmers.
We all need a break from the daily routine, and that includes farmers, says Louise Giltrap.
Known colloquially as 'spray and pray', the practice of using weedkiller and then sowing seed on hill country will not catch on.
Compliance costs are a fact of life if farmers want to sell into added value markets.
More than 4300 properties have established covenanted areas over the past 40 years.
Even the best laid plans can go awry in dairy farming.
If you win, you've bought the house. But be prepared and there's nothing to panic about.
OPINION: Greenpeace says dairy bosses are in the five stages of grieving over water quality.
OPINION: Quite what gives Landcorp the right to seek to sell Jericho Station into foreign ownership is beyond me.
OPINION: Sorry, the smart money is going into synthetic food start-ups.
OPINION: Some farmers are already offering tourists a memorable, hands-on kiwi experience.
Finding an alternative to dairy is harder than it first appears.
OPINION:Apartheid, disasters, love and more. Footrot Flats used humour to get us talking about it, and that's a great gift.
There's an upside to increasing C02 in the atmosphere, argues Doug Edmeades.
Dealing with media can be tricky for farmers.
Opinion: We need to consider how to minimise disruption caused by gorge closures.
Bobby calf friendly milk is the suggestion of a reader but Louise Giltrap can see a problem with that.
Could farm risk and debt be reduced by grazing beyond the third leaf, asks John King.
Water quality has become a big election platform.
New Zealand owes a debt of good feeling to Fred Dagg and Murray Ball.
Ike Williams was a lawyer in a previous life. Here he gives advice to farmers on those tricky disputes.
There is a higher risk of nitrogen leaching into waterways over winter.
OPINION: We want to be the planet's top food producer? Let's put our money where our mouth is, then.
The biggest reforms in a generation are about to be made to fishing laws.