Forest owners are urging people to vote for tōtara as plant of the year in a poll being conducted by the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.
The NZ Deerstalkers Association (NZDA) has made incorrect and misleading claims on aerial possum control operations, claims OSPRI.
Alliance Group says it has paid farmer shareholders a further $1.67 million in loyalty payments.
Banks need to take a different approach to lending to farmers, according to new Lincoln University research.
The Sprout Accelerator programme is amazing, says Powerplant founder Kevin D’Ambros-Smith.
Fonterra's poor performance is driving institutional investors away from the co-op.
When Lachie Johnstone first started on the board of Farmlands 19 years ago the rural services cooperative ran 32 stores with a turnover of $280 million.
Employers say a Government-backed free website, Work the Seasons, is becoming a useful part of their seasonal recruitment toolbox.
The Government’s proposed water reforms have been blasted by a regional council with top performing water quality.
NZ Merino took out the Supreme Award at the 2019 New Zealand International Business Awards.
Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell says the popular Open Gates initiative is likely to go bigger next year.
The Zero Carbon Bill has just been passed into law, but not without significant misgivings from across the farming sector.
New Zealand's natural environment is now much more degraded than when the Resource Management Act was developed in 1991.
Frustrated Fonterra farmers called for chairman John Monaghan to take responsibility for the co-op’s financial debacle and step down.
About 1000 people from around rural New Zealand marched on Parliament last week to protest the Government’s policies on planting trees.
The culmination of some poorly thought-out government policies is to blame for low morale in the agri sector, says National’s agriculture spokesman Todd Muller.
Kiwifruit trader, Zespri says its European kiwifruit harvest is again expected to deliver strong returns for growers in Italy and France.
The protest group ‘50 Shades of Green’ is organising a march on Parliament this week to try and stop good farmland being covered in pine trees.
A levy will help modernise the $35 million strawberry industry, says Michael Ahern, executive manager of Strawberry Growers NZ Inc.
“I always reckoned you could make a living off 10 acres,” says Canterbury saffron grower Geoff Slater.
Twelve hectares of cherry trees planted in September at Mt Pisa Station, Central Otago complete the first stage of a $15.5 million cherry project by the horticultural investment firm Hortinvest.
Horticulture's export revenue growth is likely to be about 10% in the current financial year – not the 3.8% forecast by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
HortNZ says the Government is moving in the right direction with its increase in recognised seasonal employers (RSE) workers.
Horticulture is a great career to investigate for young people deciding on their future, says 2019 Young Grower of the Year, Jono Sutton (26).