Ways for growers to adapt

Plant & Food Research scientists have conducted climate change modelling of the production of New Zealand's three major ...

OPINION: Our summers are getting hotter but winters are not getting colder.

Mad cow disease in Scotland

BSE has been detected on a farm in Aberdeenshire, eastern Scotland. (File photo)

Concern raised that countries may limit imports of British beef after mad cow disease found on UK farm.

Historic farm for sale

Bruce Hoban of PGG Wrightson and Lorna Hammond of Mandamus Downs.

Mandamus Downs which has been in the Hammond family for 110 years, is on the market.

Kiwifruit disease found in Aus

Seeka-branded kiwifruit is sold in Australia.

Vine-killing bacteria Psa arrives in Australia, found in NZ-owned kiwifruit orchard.

M&S chooses NZ wool video

New Zealand crossbred wool, more traditionally used in carpet, is being used in a responsibly-produced menswear range ...

Our wool is front and centre in a new menswear range from UK giant Marks & Spencer. 

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The bridge to the lighthouse

Alan Loan believes the existing bridge over the Wainuiomata River does not need replacing. He is refusing to pay $25,000 ...

A Wainuiomata farmer is refusing to pay $25,000 towards the cost of a new bridge needed to access his land.

Councils consider chicken farm proposal

The proposed farm in Waharoa will raise chickens under contract for Inghams (FILE PHOTO).

There will be over 200,000 birds a new six-shed commercial free-range chicken farm.

Suzy gets shorn video

Suzy was hand-shorn with blade shears by world record holder and Champion Blade Shearer Peter Casserly, who also sheared ...

Suzy the sheep has been shorn - but will her locks make a world record?

NZ: A trophy hunter's paradise video

A trophy red stag is sought after by US hunters who can pay up to $10,000 to shoot one.

Love it or hate it, trophy hunting is a major tourist drawcard for Aotearoa.

Michael Fay to sell Wairarapa farm

Lagoon Hill Station in the Wairarapa has its own hunting lodge. The main quarry are red and fallow deer.

One of New Zealand's richest men Sir Michael Fay has put his Wairarapa farm on the market.

Call the lambuance gallery video

Farm worker Anna McFarlane has come from South Canterbury to help.

A Western Southland farmer has come up with a way to help lambs out in the cold.

Young Farmers heading to finals

Nick Brown, Jessie Waite and Matthew Herbert have been nominated for the New Zealand Young Farmers Excellence Awards.

Three Taranaki Young Farmers from the same club have been nominated for national awards

PGG Wrightson Seeds on move

PGG Wrightson chief executive Ian Glasson with Paul Wright of Wrightco near Sheffield, Canterbury. Its seeds division is ...

PGG Wrightson Seeds is the latest organisation to join an agricultural research cluster at Lincoln.

Feathers fly over Tegel free-range ad

Free-range chickens fetch a premium but not all of them spend time outdoors.

A Tegel advert for free range chicken is misleading says animal rights group Safe.

No change in farmer suicides

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne says the lack of improvement around reducing farmer suicides means it might be ...

Change of tack may be needed to lower the number of farmers taking their lives, Federated Farmers says.

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