Dairy farmer worked 60-hour weeks for three months without a contract.
Farmers are investing in higher priced fertiliser products, lifting Ballance Agri-Nutrients annual results.
Fonterra has lifted the milk price it pays to its Australian farmers.
Uncertainty in the ETS could result in less forest plantings while foresters wait for certainty.
Rich-list farming dynasty which owns the world's "largest robotic farm" are devastated by cow disease.
Dairy cows were running as fast as they could, but a farmer drove into them anyway.
Fonterra's milk collection for the new season is underway.
Silver Fern Farms chief executive Dean Hamilton will leave the business at the end of this year.
There's a growing chorus for the cows infected with Mycoplasma to be put down before they spread the disease.
Another $25m added to South Canterbury farmers' milk payout.
Forget the flash-Harry add-ons, Isuzu's D-Max is a ute that presents itself more for its sheer ability than for its looks.
Irrigation developers apply for "brutal" land buying powers in Canterbury, breaking a promise they made to farmers.
Farmers received a welcome surprise this morning as Fonterra raised its farmgate forecast.
Fonterra's lift in dairy payout has farmers cheering.
New Zealand-grown persimmons will be sold in China, the home of the fruit.
Farmers could save thousands by reducing fertiliser use on fodder beet crops, researchers say.
Farm owner Philip King could not figure out why his farm was flooded - until he discovered a $100k surprise.
North Canterbury farmers Richard and Mez Power won romney section of this year's New Zealand Ewe Hogget Competition.
Farmer has to refinance farm while waiting for MPI to settle pea weevil payments.
Top lambs earned bids ranging from $160-$184 at Coalgate.
Bidding reached $171 for the top prime lambs at the Christchurch sale.
Bragging rights belonged to Year 13 student Sam Lourie after he beat his two younger brothers at the TeenAg grand final in Feilding.
Farmers are being asked to enter their heaviest bull calf to raise money for rural support.
Farming leader questions how much more rain water-logged soil can handle, as heavy rain warning issued.
The 150 stricken cattle on a South Canterbury farm should be put down to contain the contagious disease, MP says.
LIC is getting out of deer improvement to focus on dairy.
It may look like they're dying but these pine trees are just sick.
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.
Graham Haynes has been involved in the dairy industry for 30 years.