A University of Otago study has found that the Government's response to the 2017 Mycoplasma bovis outbreak inflicted significant and lasting trauma on farmers whose stock was culled.
An autonomous vineyard tractor developed in Marlborough is a "game changer" for the wine industry, says Pernod Ricard Winemakers' Transformation Director Alex Kahl.
Environment Canterbury has announced that it will adopt its Long-Term Plan 2021-31.
The UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), agreed to by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison this week, represents a useful yardstick for New Zealand negotiations, say leaders in the red meat sector.
The Government has welcomed the completion of the 250th 4G mobile tower, as part of its push for better rural connectivity.
The Government will back the food and fibres sector to lead New Zealand’s economic recovery from Covid-19 with targeted investments, Forestry Minister Stuart Nash says.
Swapping microscopes in the neuroscience lab for microscopes in the barrel hall was not exactly a considered pathway for Dr John Harris and Dr Marilyn Duxson.
"Vineyard work wasn't my thing," says Debbie Sparks, looking back at her first impressions of pruning in North Canterbury.
Central Hawke's Bay farmers Grant and Sally Charteris were recently named the winners of the 2021 Elworthy Award.
Farmer Co-operative LIC is offloading its automation business that it has struggled to make a money earner.
Farmers around the country will vote soon on whether or not Beef+Lamb NZ will retain its right to continue to levy them and fund its operations.
An agreed framework on farm plans has been made between Government and the farming sector.
Fonterra's wide forecast milk price range for the new season is realistic, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.
Every fence running at right angles to the river and some running parallel, have some degree of damage, says Mid Canterbury farmer and Fed Farmers national board member Chris Allen.
The vulnerability of the roads has become a major concern for Federated Farmers Mid-Canterbury president David Clark over a week into the clean-up following the region's damaging floods.
A 'national forum' of rural industry advocates is set to be held later this month.
Work together and stop throwing each other under the bus.
Trade and Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor is in the UK and Europe this week in an attempt to breathe some life into the crucial free trade agreements (FTAs) New Zealand is negotiating with the EU and the UK.
Major New Zealand meat and dairy exporters say they are taking cybersecurity seriously.
Farmers are being reminded about their decision to vote down the wool levy 11 years ago.
It takes pluck to start a wine company in the wake of Covid-19. But three women under 30 have done just that, starting Three Fates Wine in the Hawke's Bay.
Vintage 2021 was "wonderful" and "amazing", says Amy Farnsworth of Amoise Wines, a small, minimal-intervention Hawke's Bay producer.
Farmers are happy to play their part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions but the Government has to come to the party.
For the first time in its 23-year history, the two-day South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) is heading to Ashburton.