In February 2020 Bragato Research Institute and New Zealand Winegrowers collaborated with Beef + Lamb New Zealand to explore the global market potential for regeneratively produced red meat and wine products from Aotearoa.
A deep tech startup using ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy technology to give wineries unique chemical insights has received $1.25 million in new funding to enter its next growth phase.
Corporate farmer Trinity Lands has given the GoodYarn programme a $100,000 boost.
Penny Chapman, a Lincoln University honours student, is the recipient of the Perrin Ag scholarship.
Demand for expertise in sustainable nutrient management, environmental planning and improved freshwater outcomes has seen Massey University's range of agricultural short courses pass the 4300-enrolment mark.
Surfing for Farmers - a surf therapy initiative that aims to help improve mental health and wellbeing in New Zealand rural communities - will be back around beaches all over NZ this summer.
National's local government spokesman Christopher Luxon is accusing Nanaia Mahuta of 'paying lip service' about listening to councils' concerns about her three waters reforms.
The next three months will be critical for the primary sector as it tries to get product to key markets in the midst of a logistical crisis.
Farmlands' new chief executive says that agriculture is the “heartbeat of New Zealand”.
Silver Fern Farms' (SFF) chief executive Simon Limmer says NZ risks missing out on export business opportunities because it remains quite isolated from the rest of the world.
A new era of growth is unfolding in New Zealand’s biggest market and we are in the box seat to cash in, according to China market expert Jane Li.
The country's second largest milk processor is lifting two of its forecast milk price settlements on the back of rising whole milk powder prices.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) have signed a funding agreement with the Growing Future Farmers (GFF) Essential Farm Skills Programme, helping attract and train more young people in the red meat sector.
Alliance Group is partnering with the global retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) on a range of value-add branded beef and lamb products in Singapore.
Awatere Valley vineyards are proving a happy habitat for an endemic species, with the 'wine wētā’ burrowing amid the rows, dangling off the wires and dining on fresh buds and sap, while also devouring pest insects in the vines.
An increase in the number of resident visas granted to health workers may not be enough to fill the gap in the rural sector.
It's hard to say how long the present shipping delays will last, according to one of the largest shipping lines servicing the country.
With all sectors of agriculture and horticulture screaming out for staff, tertiary establishments are reporting higher levels of interest, suggesting this career pathway is making strides in our secondary schools.
Be compliant with regulations or your milk won't be picked up - that's Fonterra's message to its suppliers.
Farmers are agitated at what's confronting them in the environmental space.
The Commerce Commission has released its draft report following a review of Fonterra’s base milk price manual for the 2021-22 season.
A new action plan designed to help manage parasite resistance to drenches in New Zealand has been launched.
New products, new markets and a lot of hard work look set to help the NZ deer industry recover from the hit it took at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
Cancelling the New Zealand Agricultural (Canterbury A&P) Show for the second consecutive year because of Covid is devastating to many people. Immediate past president and committee member Chris Herbert says it is the country's largest A&P show and a traditional highlight of the Canterbury calendar. Around 100,000 people normally attend the show.