Farming leaders representing 80 per cent of the industry have pledged to make all New Zealand rivers swimmable, although they don't say how or by when.
River side plantings have their limitations on farms.
Technological advancements allow easier detection of cows in heat for better breeding.
Should that animal be transported? MPI have developed an app to help you decide.
DairyNZ scientist Callum Eastwood has been watching the grass software grow and has some tips for harvesting the benefits.
Tow and Fert applications gives farmers better value for money.
Caberfeidh Station in the Hakataramea Valley is proving its worth fattening lambs for the Omega Lamb Project.
Small inputs can make a big difference to your farm results.
Agri-businesses are sprouting in Palmerston North.
Dairy farmers have been working to improve water quality, but many often don't get to see the results of their efforts away from their farms and downstream.
Calving is one of the busiest times of year on farm, but it's one of my favourites.
Evaluation of what is adequate is generally based on population sample analysis of large numbers of animals or people that are not actually dead or dying, and the resultant levels are deemed adequate. In other words, the lower levels recorded on your laboratory tests mean you will not die of deficiency diseases.
Another chill southerly is due to close the week, but it will be more a boon to skiers than burden to farmers.
New Zealand's farms and forests could be even more productive if it weren't for weeds.
Greater fines and more prosecutions will result when new animal welfare rules are introduced next year.
Farmers need to involve their workers in decisions around the farm to help cut down accident rates.
Dairy farmers are more keen about once a day milking.
Present and future environmental protection rules, whatever their final shape, are increasingly being taken account when buying and selling farms.
Proper pasture management is critical to starting spring on the right foot.
Everything is pointing to a good lambing, but farmers nervously wait for scanning time.
There has been a lot of talk around the bobby calf regulations - and some confusion as well.
Dairy farmers in regions such as Southland where there is a shortage of workers and it is difficult to attract and retain employees, will have continued access to migrant labour after following the introduction of Immigration New Zealand's new policy.
Will we see a $6 treble for beef, dairy and lamb this year?
Big Data. A Big Difference or no Big Deal for New Zealand dairy farmers?
Ever wanted to know something about farming but didn't know how to get the answer?
Headwaters ram breading operation should be sharing its research with all farmers.
Soil degradation caused by leaving stock on soggy paddocks is a problem that can be avoided.
Putting cows on feedpads over winter can reduce pugging of soils and runoff into rivers.
Andrew Simpson of Federated Farmers is urging people to be patient and wait for the new rabbit haemorrhagic disease.