OPINION: We don't need to love - or even like our neighbour, but if we are going to borrow or do business with them then you must do your homework.
Clive Dalton offers 11 pointers on how to arrest the decline of the sheep industry.
OPINION: Council's 180 degree turn on rating mix that increases rates disproportionately causing angst in a rural community.
Science is open and self-correcting, unlike the 'isms' based on faith or dogma.
OPINION: Federated Farmers' flourishes when members have shown passion for a topic and offered to roll up their sleeves.
OPINION: Oh bugger – I seem to have lost my crystal ball.
OPINION: Country Calendar is a television mystery. Why has a TV programme about farming not just survived, but flourished, over two generations?
OPINION: OSPRI’s Peter Alsop is adamant the Waikato Regional Council needs to rethink its position on tuberculosis funding.
OPINION: PM John Key and his National Government are finding it isn't easy being Blue-Green.
OPINION: Finger pointed at the Greens for misinterpretations and misrepresentations about dairy conversions in the Waikato.
OPINION: When it comes to arguments over how to structure New Zealand agriculture, it seems there's nothing new under the sun.
OPINION: A look at the US budget finds it is top-heavy on defence spending and lean on agriculture.
OPINION: Millions are made from New Zealand grapes, writes Keith Woodford.
OPINION: The agri-food economy has been a lucky bonus for New Zealand.
National Superannuation brought big changes to the way New Zealand provides pensions for the elderly.
OPINION: An 'empowering and collaborative, not dictatorial' approach to improving water quality.
OPINION: The drought just declared brings into focus the need for New Zealand to keep developing water storage
OPINION: Overseer is fine when used as intended, but regional councils' use as a regulatory instrument could be a step too far.
OPINION: There are too many accidents occurring on farms and farmers must do more to reduce them.
The idle 17-year-old has made a fateful mistake.
OPINION: MBIE labour inspectorate investigations have made it clear to farmers that there is zero tolerance for breaches of minimum employment standards.
OPINION: Even if you are the most responsible farmer in the country, you can never be sure what your neighbour is up to.
OPINION: Since my last column, some in the dairy farming community have been telling me, and everyone else, who I am.
OPINION: Crusading journalists prove that even the mighty can be forced to pay their share.
OPINION: The impact of the unexpectedly low milk price of $4.70/kg milk solids has hit like a tonne of bricks.
OPINION: Assumptions about drought do not always ring true.
OPINION: Spare a thought for farmers as you bask in the hot, dry weather.
OPINION: Farmers are a terrible lot. They keep Doing Things, and Doing Things is a risky business.
OPINION: Economic forecast heralds good and bad news.
OPINION: Stronger measures are needed to stop rustling.