Agriculture and Trade Minister Todd McClay plans to visit India in the next fortnight, his first trade mission since the formation of the Government.
Herd Improvement company LIC is paying out over $2 million this week, as compensation for supplying some dairy farmers bad sire semen.
A new Government directive to prefer the use of woollen fibres in its buildings has the potential to transform the rural sector.
Farmers, iwi and other community members are celebrating the second anniversary of a large-scale initiative to create an ecological corridor in the Waipā district.
The Christchurch City Mission, one of the organisations receiving food support from charity Meat The Need, says they are providing approximately 200 more food parcels a month than they were this time last year.
Herd Improvement company LIC has apologised to dairy farmers and is offering financial compensation to those impacted by a bad batch of sire semen.
Farmers have given the incoming Government the tick of approval.
Incoming Minister for Food Safety and Biosecurity Andrew Hoggard says he’s “really excited” to get those roles.
The new Coalition Government unveiled today will have several farmers holding associate minister roles outside Cabinet.
The New Zealand Veterinary Association Te Pae Kīrehe (NZVA) is calling on animal owners to work with their veterinarian to keep animals healthy and help prevent drug-resistant infections from developing.
One of the most difficult terms to define today is sustainability.
After years of average or below-average returns, Fonterra unit holders received a record dividend in 2023.
A top priority for the incoming National-led coalition government is to sort out the ways regulations are formulated by various government agencies.
The incoming government needs to take a pragmatic and practical approach to dealing with a raft of issues affecting sheep and beef farmers.
Federated Farmers policy team staff reductions haven't just been about saving money or reducing headcount, chief executive Terry Copeland claims.
All farmers will be worse off if planned reductions in Federated Farmers' policy team proceed.
Alliance Group’s Pure South Handpicked 55 Day Aged Beef has been crowned the best grass-fed steak and the best ribeye in the world.
Biosecurity New Zealand has welcomed 23 new quarantine officers and four new detector dog handlers this month.
Farmlands chief executive Tanya Houghton admits that the rural retailer is making a number of changes to its business model.
Rural retailer and supplier Farmlands is being accused of going off the rails and shareholders are being urged to take back control of the co-operative.
Fonterra chair Peter McBride says the co-operative isn't thinking about offering farmers any financial incentives for lowering their on-farm emissions profile.
It's still taking some farmers around the Northern Hawke's Bay town of Wairoa twice as long to get to Gisborne or Wairoa because the bridge across the Te Reinga river is still not fixed.
Silver Fern Farms is facing "a huge amount of headwinds".
North Otago farmer Jane Smith is questioning the modus operandi of AgriZeroNZ - the industry and government partnership working to find a solution to reducing farm methane emissions.