No jobs to be lost in proposed plant closure as Silver Fern Farms looks to consolidate its Paeroa and Waitoa plants.
Choosing a bull is It is more about their genes than their good looks.
Charlie and Helen Lea are about 8-10 years ahead of where most drystock farmers are in preparing for the Healthy Rivers Plan Change.
Government import protocol changes are affecting some NZ farmers.
Whangamomona's Steve Murphy finished the Taranaki dog trials season with a good win.
Strong wool farmers hopeful of a market turnaround were left disappointed.
Cost of consent will outweigh cost of monitoring in Healthy Rivers plan, say Waikato farmers.
"The ultimate would be to breed the perfect sheep. Why not? We can give it a try."
Long time competitive shearer Tony Coster of Rakaia has hung up his handpiece.
Caring for the environment is a family affair for the winners of the Canterbury water quality award.
Alliance Group lamb is now being served in India thanks to cricket star Stephen Fleming.
People around the world love New Zealand's food integrity and quality, says James Stewart.
Alliance Group rolls of women's workshops.
Ohangai sheep, beef and dairy farmers Peter and Nicola Carver have won the Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
South Canterbury farmer Bill Wright has increased the efficiency of his farm and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
Shearing contractors have been changing the way they run their businesses after employment law breaches.
HIgh Peak Station finds a unique balance between farming and tourism
Facial eczema spores on rise in spite of rain and cool temperatures.
Allan Richardson has plans to breed the ultimate sheep, both a low input and high performing animal.
Canterbury farm environment award winners say they're building on the achievements of previous generations on the family property. Tony Benny reports.
After three years of drought struggles, North Canterbury farmers are relieved to see rain fall.
PGG Wrightson Livestock auctioneer Glenn Peddie made the calls at two large stock sales in Canterbury.
Dodging mud and puddles, Whangamomona's Steve Murphy picked up three placings at the Waihi-Waitara Collie Club's annual trial.
Irish visitors are delving into New Zealand innovations to extra more value from food processing.
Faith in the human spirit has been restored after generous donations to quake and drought hit farmers.
Market upheaval is being embraced by New Zealand's top agricultural leaders.
Glenham farmers David, Alanna and Julie Clarke have won the Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Sheep traits long thought to make lamb tasty have no consistent impact on eating quality.
Sodden paddocks leading up to winter are irritating Manawatu and Rangitikei farmers.
Auckland and Waikato farmers have a short, sharp message to the weather gods: No more rain please, we have had enough.