Focused on the trial

Get in the pen! Competitors in 2018's Waylego sheep dog trials between New Zealand and Australia.

9 min ago  OPINION: Another test pitting mate against mate as dogs line up in trans-Tasman battle.

Record fine for dairy company

Open Country Dairy was fined a record amount by the Waikato Regional Council after its Waharoa factory discharged an ...

The odour from Open Country Dairy's factory caused Waharoa residents headaches and vomiting.

Co-operative sets new records

Alliance chief executive David Surveyor.

Alliance Group's Mataura plant sets new beef record.

Mussel reefs being restored

There was once an abundance of mussels in the Hauraki Gulf, but over-fishing and degradation changed it all (file photo).

There was once an abundance of mussels in the Hauraki Gulf, but over-fishing and degradation changed it all.

Kiwi vigils for chickens

Claire McRae of Auckland Save Movement Photo:

Meet the people gathering to "bear witness" to truckloads of birds in their last moments of life.

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Snow could have 'severe impact'

MetService has issued a heavy snow watch for South Canterbury. The weather was starting to change out the back of Timaru ...

A late spring snow dump is expected to hit farmers, who are still in lambing and calving season.

Stuff reporters take out ag awards

Gerard Hutching won the inaugural Ko Tatou This Is Us biosecurity award.

Stuff farming journalists honoured.

Are ewe kidding? video

A Dunedin company is working on technology that can tell individual sheep apart from each other.

Think all sheep look the same? New technology developed by a Dunedin pair is proving that belief wrong.

Brazil's female farmers join forces

Norma Gatto took over the family farm after her husband was killed.

Brazil's "cattle queens" take on a macho culture keen to keep them out.

Fifth generation farm for sale

The Dunsandle Shades property on Hillocks Road backs onto the Wairau River.

The 73-hectare "blank canvas" in Marlborough was bought in 1866 for £300.

Market garden in concrete jungle

Shoots Microgreens co-owner Matt Keltie has started a business in a former Wellington nightclub.

A Wellington basement has been transformed into an urban garden supplying over 80 restaurants.

Hatchery's speedy mussel breeding video

SPATnz's breeding trials have enabled Greenshell mussels to reach market size 69 per cent faster than wild-caught ...

Pleasing results from a Nelson-based mussel breeding programme are expected to yield huge growth.

Stricter winter grazing rules likely

Not all farmers are getting the same information about winter grazing, a Government taskforce says.

Farmers could expect stricter enforcement of winter grazing practices next winter, and they should be planning ahead for it now.

Vet nurse scoops national award

Massey University's Jess Byrnes-Clark has been named vet nurse of the year.

Massey University veterinary nurse Jess Byrnes-Clark has been recognised for being top of her profession.

Native seaweed 'game-changer'

A Cawthron Institute project to turn seaweed into a methane-reducing cattle feed supplement builds on algae research by ...

Project to turn NZ seaweed into greenhouse gas-busting cattle feed wins government backing.

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