With calving just a few weeks away, farmers in the Buller district are now busy repairing damage to their properties.
The a2 Milk Company (a2Mc) has been given the regulatory approval to buy 75% of Mataura Valley Milk, Southland.
When it comes to consistent performance, Fonterra's Edendale site in Southland is second to none.
An award-winning Southland contract milker who was stuck in India for five months is hopeful of being back on farm in time for calving next month.
It's out with Coon branded cheese and in with Cheer.
Northland sharemilkers Kate and Jeremy Mounter have built a resilient business through sheer hard work.
From sugar cane in Brazil to a sustainable, plant-based, plastic milk container now on sale in NZ supermarkets.
Applications for dairy farmers wishing to gain border class exceptions for migrant workers are now open, say DairyNZ.
West Coast dairy farmers are being urged to make sure they manage the winter carefully and have a Plan B ready in case things go wrong.
DairyNZ's head consulting officer for the South Island says they are generally encouraged by the reports about way that Southland farmers are dealing with winter grazing.
A recent surveillance flight over the Southland region has shown farmers in the region are well-prepared for the season, according to the local regional council.
Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor admits the Government "made mistakes" with its initial freshwater farm plans.
Dozens of people lined the main street of the Horowhenua rural town of Levin to cheer on the huge turnout of Groundswell protestors as they drove their tractors, utes and other farm vehicles through the town.
MP for Southland Joseph Mooney, National, says farmers sent a clear message to the government by taking to the streets in huge numbers at Groundswell NZ protests across New Zealand today.
Another nationwide protest by farmers will be held on August 16 unless the Government listens to their concerns.
About 200 tractors and utes are making their way to Auckland City centre as part of the Groundswell NZ protest.
A change of the guard has taken place at Rural Contractors NZ as challenges mount for the sector.
NZ International Business Forum executive director Stephen Jacobi says the present FTA negotiations with the UK is depressing, with the same old roadblocks being put up against NZ as they were some 40 years ago.
Grey District's mayor is unhappy at the lack of response from government ministers about concerns from West Coast leaders and iwi on Significant Natural Areas (SNAs).
Border restrictions are putting a roadblock in the way of getting more veterinarians to New Zealand and some are even choosing to go to Australia instead, a recruitment consultant says.
Well-known Plant and Food Research soil and environment scientist Brent Clothier is the new president of the Royal Society, Te Aparangi.
The country's second largest milk processor has been quietly upgrading processing plants to further improve its environmental footprint.
The labour shortage in the kiwifruit industry is crying out for a solution, according to the organisation that represents New Zealand kiwifruit growers.