The government has announced a $300 million dollar capital investment in health, with $26 million going to regional and rural service projects.
For the first time in 45 years, a member of New Zealand’s wine industry has won a Nuffield Scholarship.
Despite its good market returns, growth capital is limited for the horticulture sector.
Accommodation offers have been pouring in from New Zealand farmers to provide a break for Australian farmers caught up in the bush fires.
Tractor and machinery distributors have stepped in to offer assistance to fire-affected Aussie farmers.
Soil moisture levels are plummeting across the Waikato and South Auckland, according to the Waikato Regional Council.
Debate over Te Papa’s controversial exhibition on water quality has farmers continuing their criticism and the museum defending its stance.
Horticulture is “on the boom,” says Freshco director John Mangan.
Next month will see the first finalists competing for the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy in horticulture announced at Parliament.
The New Zealand Agricultural Aviation Association (NZAAA) is up in arms about a proposed new safety levy.
WorkSafe NZ is calling on farmers and other rural businesses to treat health and safety as more than a compliance issue.
A Northland man with an extensive and high profile military career will take over the NZ Rural Leadership Trust in May.
Dry weather around New Zealand could restrict milk supply and squeeze global dairy prices higher, says Westpac’s senior economist Michael Gordon.
The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union on Friday and the beginning of trade negotiations between the two blocs removes come uncertainty for NZ’s meat industry.
Lack of skilled labour is a huge issue for sheep and beef farmers – and the meat industry as a whole.
State farmer Pāmu has introduced a programme on its Northland farms to ensure that kiwi are protected from farm dogs.
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has launched a 3D water mapping project to better understand the region’s freshwater supply.
Agricultural trade and a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom are on the agenda for trade minister David Parker on his visit to Europe this week.
A diverse group of young fruit growers have stepped up to compete for the 2020 Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower competition.
Are you switching your phone to flight mode before driving your tractor?
Ravensdown has appointed Steve Belton as the new regional manager, Western North Island.
The worsening outbreak of African swine fever throughout Asia and Europe has created a rare opportunity for New Zealand meat producers.
The East Coast Farming Expo is promising an exciting new line-up in 2020.
Late last year, the Primary Sector Council (PSC) unveiled its vision for the future of New Zealand’s primary industries.