A scientist is holding out hope for a non-chemical way of dealing with an insect that attacks potatoes.
Weed resistance to herbicides is becoming an increasing problem on NZ farms.
Farmers put down cows suffering after eating a fungus in their feed in Southland and Otago.
Three dairy farms in Southland and South Otago have reported fungus-infected ryegrass causing death and illness in cows.
The avocado industry is enjoying a period of growth, underpinned by good export returns.
Hort NZ wants to pass a motion that reduces what people have to pay to run their organisation.
The plant breeding programme that developed the SunGold kiwifruit are growing a new red kiwifruit.
Fonterra wants to play a great role in helping improve the country's freshwater quality.
Vegetables are rotting in damp paddocks in some areas, meaning fewer potatoes and other winter staples.
Concern about growing number of genetically engineered foods here as US firm applies to bring in more.
The legal cannabis industry could be significantly more profitable than traditional agricultural production.
A scheme allowing farmers to dispose of waste oil sustainably is being trialed in Leeston and Darfield.
The High Court has found a contractor did not breach his duties after silage proved to be not up to the mark.
Many growers and farmers rely on the insecticides neonicotinoids, but more work's needed into the effects on bees.
Southburn sheep farmer Miles Anderson is the new Federated Farmers national chairman for meat and fibre.
A Motueka couple frustrated by flood damage to their orchard have offered to loan the council money to fix the problem.
Trinity Hill winery says it's business as usual as lead investor is sent to prison in the US.
It used to be a farmers' problem, but it could threaten the country's other 'cash cow': tourism.
Kiwifruit will be a big job creator as well as income earner, a report looking ahead 13 years says.
Hazelnut growers threaten to fill council stormwater drain with concrete after floods cost thousands in lost crops.
Seven years after the devastating discovery of Psa, New Zealand's kiwifruit industry is thriving.
Multinational US food processor to set up storage and distribution facility in Taranaki.
Matatoki Stud is on an upward spiral, having won supreme champion hereford bull at the Beef Expo.
People have been taking bets on when it would happen - an orchard has sold for over $1m a hectare.
Three generations of Mackenzies have farmed Stover and now every effort is being made to make sure it will stay in the family for at least another generation.
New technologies including robotics and sensors will ensure New Zealand farmers retain a premium for their products on the world market.
Kiwifruit chief wins top communications award
It's a far cry from the great avocado shortage of 2016, but prices are still steep at up to $7.50 each.
Heavy soils that allow a North Otago farm to hang on longer in drought have kept a family on the land since 1864.
Farmers are more upbeat after a hard season.