OPINION: People often ask `what do you do out there in the country?''
Andrew Morrison writes about the important role of sheep and beef farmers.
The new health and safety laws for farms are a year old and is it a coincidence that farmer deaths are down?
The demand for farmers to cough up on rates seems unstoppable.
OPINION: Not all retailers are good at honouring their Consumer Guarantees Act obligations.
Farmers need to keep themselves in shape as well as their machinery.
OPINION: Funny how, over time, crazy weird becomes the new normal.
Louise Giltrap discovers hope in the middle of a drought as help arrives.
What does a Lotto winning farmer do? Keep farming until the prize money's all gone.
OPINION: MPI should go ahead and extend the paua harvest ban along the east coast, say commercial paua divers.
Identify environmental hot spots such as stock yards, offal holes and silage stacks, says Alan Campbell.
World shearing champs highlight the problem of an older workforce.
OPINION: Those accusing farming of degrading rivers should look at their own backyard first.
OPINION: Would you watch a video of me milking cows? It wouldn't be glamorous, but it might make a shedload of moolah.
OPINION: No more blisters or chemicals, just a silent killer.
OPINION: The Healthy Rivers Plan Change is designed to take a staged approach to protecting and restoring the health of the Waikato and Waipa Rivers.
OPINION: There is no justification to claim modern agriculture is broken, Andrew Hoggard says.
Soil moisture levels have dried up incredibly fast in Northland, Lyn Webster says.
The Northland drought means tough decisions for the survival of animals and humans, writes Louise Giltrap.
Here's an idea worth considering about how to farm through the dry summer.
Farmer Marc Gascoigne admits to the" treasonable" selling of dairy calves for export but has no regrets.
OPINION: Pointing the finger exclusively at farmer greed for water quality problems would be wrong.
The thin blue line is about to get thicker in rural areas as police ranks are beefed up.
OPINION: The proposed Healthy Rivers Plan Change 1 seeks to manage four contaminants in Waikato's waterways; nitrogen, phosphorus, sediment and bacteria.
The window is closing to get submissions in on the Healthy Rivers plan change.
Young ram lambs provide better eating than older ram lambs, reckons Raincliff sheep breeder Ike Williams.
OPINION: Greenpeace says it's happy to work with DairyNZ, but won't sit around in a boardroom while irrigation schemes get built.
OPINION: While others build walls, saving the TPPA could help build unity.
Truth is the first casualty in water debates, Keith Woodford writes.
Fonterra is set to be the largest manufacturer of mozzarella in the Southern Hemisphere.