A group of farming leaders rejects the notion New Zealand has too many cows.
The lack of outrage from people over the Labour Party's proposed water tax is frightening, Lyn Webster says.
NZ dairy company's profit nearly tripled on the back of soaring demand for its infant formula products in China.
The cow disease Mycoplasma looks as though it has spread to a third farm, this one in Oamaru.
Young irrigating specialist William Bragg is already excelling in his field.
Farmers calving and lambing have struck muddy paddocks in South Canterbury.
Persistent rain has left Taranaki paddocks so sodden, farmers 'might as well plant rice'.
Trying to calve most of a herd as close together as possible has had its spin-offs for a Manawatu couple.
Improving the reproductive performance of their herds could save some dairy farmers $40,000 a year, a Taranaki vet says.
Inaugural awards help six young people on their path to careers in the red meat, food and farming industries.
A $100m per annum water tax across the country for farmers and water bottlers.
A new $149 million cheese plant has been opened by Fonterra in Australia.
Living on the side of a mountain range ensures great views - and plenty of wind. A Waikato couple are in line for another income source from Mother Nature, writes Andrea Fox.
River side plantings have their limitations on farms.
Buying a first farm isn't easy but it's made easier with a grasp of business basics.
New raw milk business for Southland.
Only two dairy farms in the Tasman district have been found to have serious breaches in effluent management.
For the fourth time in the last five auctions, global dairy prices have fallen slightly.
Standfirst: A farm that was nearly lost is now an award winning dairy farm - Sonita Chandar reports.
Keith Woodford explores the implications if Mycoplasma bovis becomes established in New Zealand.
The last two decades of runaway growth will soon come to an end as environmental limits are reached, bank says.
Waikato cheese caught the judges' eyes at the International Cheese Awards.
MPI is often subject to brickbats for its handling of issues but Federated Farmers has handed it a bouquet.
Fortuna Group has been recognised for its methane recovery project.
Lambs are having to deal with muddy paddocks.
Just 23 per cent of farms inspected by the Waikato Regional Council were judged fully compliant last season.
Steven Joyce says Labour's water plan would make rivers worse and regions poorer.
Farmers are being warned to prepare for possible long-term management of Mycoplasma bovis.
Dairy farm earnings mean farmers can pay back some debt after coping with three poor seasons.
OPINION: Many farmers will be forced to leave the industry if a tax on water is introduced.