Gareth King with native plantings at Felton Road.

Felton Road Wines is restoring native plantings on public land near its Bannockburn estate, with Winemaker Blair Walter hopeful other businesses will get on board.

 
 
Kurt Robinson. Photo: Jim Tannock.

Delving into organics and regenerative agriculture has renewed Kurt Robinson's passion for viticulture.

A balancing act at Bell Hill

If Sherwyn Veldhuizen didn't love her day job so much, the North Canterbury winegrower might spend all of her time farming fungi.

Matt Murray on Pernod Ricard's regenerative agriculture trial vineyard. Photo: Jim Tannock.

Scientific testing around the anecdotal claims of regenerative agriculture is "urgently required" according to a new report.

Fonterra says February saw a generally settled end to summer across the country, with cows producing more milk.

Fonterra collected more milk in February thanks to better pasture growth in most parts of the country.

NZ Farmers Livestock general manager livestock Bill Sweeney.

The livestock trading industry in New Zealand is stronger than ever thanks to the innovation and resilience which came to the fore during the pandemic, according to an industry veteran.

The Ministry for the Environment’s (MfE) 2021 Greenhouse Gas Inventory revealed that for the year 2019, agriculture was among the two largest contributors to New Zealand’s gross Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.

Farmers want the Government to open available space in managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ) to bring in much-needed workers for the primary industries.

Fonterra's Pahiatua and Longburn based tanker operators have proven the benefits of pulling together - quite literally - by hauling their trucks by hand for charity.

The 2021 Central Plateau Share Farmer of the Year, Andrea and Blair Muggeridge are no strangers to either the dairy industry or winning awards.

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