Record prices lift deer farming

Hind numbers increased 5 per cent in 2018, the first lift in the farmed deer herd for 20 years.

Record venison and velvet prices have finally reversed a 20 year slide in farmed deer numbers.

A2 racks up record profit

Fonterra Brands New Zealand acting sales director Grant Watson and A2 Milk chief executive Jayne Hrdlicka. The two ...

Fonterra in on the act, signing up 100 farmers.

Ōtara fruit fly FAQ video

The facialis fruit fly is native to Tonga. It is slightly smaller than a house fly and is orange-brown in colour.

The discovery of a fruit fly has put a south Auckland suburb into a fruit and vege lockdown. Here's what you need to know.

Another fruit fly found video

A facialis fruit fly has been found in south Auckland.

A second fruit fly, of another species to the one found in Devonport, has been found in south Auckland.

Effluent overflow costs $116k

Waikato Regional Council staff collect samples of overflowing effluent in a paddock on one of the Gordonton farms.

Farming firm's unsealed effluent storage found overflowing with large volumes ponded on paddocks.

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Backpacker surprised by ad response

Mari Vahanen says she was surprised at the reaction to her ad looking for work.

Mari Vahanen wants a farming job. What she got was a lot of comment on her appearance.

Stock limits for wastewater plan

Judge Brian Dwyer ruled that limits on stock numbers on a farm, which will be sprayed with wastewater diverted from the ...

An intensive farming operation made possible by wastewater going to land is reigned in.

Fonterra wants rule change video

Fonterra is legally required to accept milk from shareholding farmers in its collection area but the co-op wants that to ...

Dairy giant says it shouldn't have to collect milk from anyone who wants to supply it.

Waikato farmers feel the heat

Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven has planted between 500-600 trees on his Waihou farm to protect his ...

Encouraging biodiversity will leave farmers better off, Fed Farmers president says.

Backpacker's job ad gets 1600 comments

The NZ Farming website had to remind commenters to ''get their minds out of the gutter'' after posting this picture".

She outlined her work experience with a picture in work clothes, and kicked off a debate about sexism.

Tenure review’s lucky eight

Several properties late in the tenure review process can be found near Lake Pukaki.

Over 25,000 hectares of Crown land is still likely to be privatised, despite plans to scrap tenure review.

Think this is dry?

In the central western region of New South Wales, Australia, farmers continue to battle a crippling drought which many ...

We are having an abnormally hot summer - but it could be worse.

Grape harvest starts early

Harvest will kick off this week, which is a week to ten days earlier than the long term average.

Workers get unusual early call up as Marlborough's hot weather ripens grapes early.

'About $1 million a fruitfly'

Biosecurity Minister Damien O'Connor was in Devonport on Sunday to field questions, shadowed by Auckland Mayor Phil Goff ...

Cost of fruit fly discovery revealed by minister who says trading partners have also been notified of the issue.

Pungarehu Golf Club battlers aren't sheepish video

Club secretary Sue Crowley says the club was in a strong position with an enthusiastic group of young club members.

Some golf clubs do raffles to raise funds. A rural Taranaki golf club keeps sheep on its course to sell.

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