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.
The english leicester sheep breed is on the decline in New Zealand, but still has a fan base.
Using supplements to maximise our competitive advantage of cheap surplus protein in pasture makes perfect economic sense, says a consultant.
Dairy nutrionist Howard de Klerk wants to correct a misperception.
New Zealand will struggle to be a significant player in dairy demand in next five years.
Tests have been developed to prove manuka honey is the real McCoy.
The coarser end of halfbred wool has slipped back in value since the highs of the last couple of years.
Two companies are making it easy for farmers to recycle plastic waste and dispose of unwanted chemicals.
Central Otago should be more of a home for corriedales, says Peter McCusker.
Don't listen to the naysayers, pasture is a good feed for dairy cows, says John Roche.
Farmers face a raft of new technology that could help farming.
Clever robotics can help farmers work smarter not harder, very few farms have this state-of-the-art technology.
Could farm risk and debt be reduced by grazing beyond the third leaf, asks John King.
DairyNZ scientist Brian Dela Rue takes a closer look at farmer-less milking, where cows move quietly and efficiently through robotic milking machines.
Wintering cows on crops is a common strategy to help keep cows in good condition, but as some of you may have experienced, it comes with its challenges during periods of wet weather.
A broken relationship, drink and a gun are a fatal combination for some young male farmers, the first study into the problem reveals.
Massey University takes action to deal with pesky pukekos, as birds uproot kumara crops.
Ike Williams was a lawyer in a previous life. Here he gives advice to farmers on those tricky disputes.
The Hurunui District Landcare Group (HDLG) has a new coordinator in Josh Brown.
Rule change acknowledges that passengers are carried on quad bikes, but says the vehicles aren't designed for it.
A young dairy farming couple with a new baby has found a balance between work and life through a mentoring service.