Immigrants are valuable for both the dairy industry and the communities in which they live, dairy argues.
Irrigation New Zealand says Ecan's Plan Change 5 could affect the viability of farming in Canterbury.
A highly contagious cattle disease has infected a South Canterbury dairy herd in the first recorded case in NZ.
Marton dairy farmer Stuart Taylor has given a staff member the job of being the health and safety "conscience" on his 1200-cow farm.
Gavin Faull is one of two Taranaki entries on the latest NBR Rich List.
Wagyu bulls offered a solution to the bobby calf issue for a South Taranaki family.
Sale of hoggets at Feilding hogget fair, to make money - maybe $15,000 fto support the region's cancer society and those in rural areas particularly.
Farmers are dealing with a muddy aftermath following last week's storm.
Spring is peak season for a potentially life-threatening illness most likely to affect pre-schoolers.
Farmers are concerned for their stock in today's heavy rain.
Chinese consumers are finding 'bold' new ways of using cream cheese and Fonterra is capitalising on the trend.
MyFarm moves from pure investment company to giving advice because of fewer dairy farm listings.
A breeding company wants farmers to look out for their best bull calves.
Early calf prices at Manawatu sales are strong, driven by the high beef price.
MPI says they will be cracking down on farmers breaking bobby calf rules.
Kate and David Acland have made a great success of diversifying their farming business.
Former Taranaki farmers are warning Southlanders about the problems with oil and gas drilling.
It's not our biggest export product, but the dairy star at the moment is butter.
Dairy farmers Dave and Kathy Wilson are encouraging farmers to diversify.
The best thing about Mat Hocken's Nuffield scholarship has been the way it has opened his eyes to the global agricultural stage. The hardest thing has been leaving his young family.
Farmers put down cows suffering after eating a fungus in their feed in Southland and Otago.
The world's largest livestock carrier sits off coast of Timaru waiting to collect cows bound for China.
Here in NZ, we love the notion that milk from grass-fed cows is superior to milk from cows fed other rations.
Young Farmer of the Year runner-up Hamish Best is on the Young Farmers committee.
Stock numbers were hit by snow to reduce yardings at the Feilding stock sale in Manawatu.
Research is underway at the Stratford Demonstration Farm as Taranaki's new dairy trust gets down to business.
The Southern Dairy Hub is officially operating.
Dairy farm profits are in a healthier state than the two previous seasons.
A consultant says dairy farmers can partly thank a PGP for the resilience to face price shocks.
Farmers are squelching in mud and fighting snow as they attempt to feed out to cold and hungry animals.