The Government says the Climate Change Commission’s blueprint for addressing climate change has confirmed they have made good progress to reduce emissions, but a step up is now required.
The Health and Wellbeing Hub is back at Fieldays this year, focusing on the importance of rural health and providing free health check-ups and advice to visitors.
Visitors to this year’s Fieldays, who want a bit of a break from looking at all the new tractors and machinery, can pop over to Morrinsville to take in some rural art.
“Don't let a spot become a full stop” is the message Melanoma New Zealand and FMG are sharing with rural New Zealanders.
Those planning a trip to the National Fieldays in Hamilton this month are being urged to get their plans in place now.
The man who has led the Ahuwhenua competition for the past 15 years is bowing out.
He’s only been in the dairy industry for just over a year, but that hasn’t stopped 26-year-old Quinn Morgan from taking out the Ahuwhenua Young Māori Dairy Farmer of the year award.
Tataiwhetu Trust chairman Paki Nikora is elated to have won this year’s Ahuwhenua trophy for the top Maori dairy farm.
Moves are well underway to establish a new Kiwifruit Breeding Centre (KBC) - a joint venture between Plant and Food Research (PFR) and Zespri - designed to speed up the process of developing new and improved kiwifruit varieties.
Finding and training skilled workers is a growing problem in many parts of the NZ economy and the sheep and beef farming sector is no exception.
A new NZ National Standard for Wool has been established, under the New Zealand Farm Assurance Programme (NZFAP).
Top dressing today is pretty much at the same level as it was pre-Covid, according to the Agricultural Aviation Association (AAA).
Listed Canterbury milk processor Synlait is heading towards its first financial loss ever, but is telling its farmer suppliers not to worry.
Drought hit Mike and Peter Connor’s farms badly and this year their hill properties are parched again.
Even the weeds won't grow.
In a minor coup for the struggling strong wool sector, one of New Zealand's largest furniture manufactures and retailers, Big Save Furniture, has committed to using more strong wool in its products and pay growers a fair price. David Anderson asked managing director Tom McKimm about the move.
New Zealand's strong wool sector is in the doldrums, with record low prices and little hope on the horizon.
A highlight of this year’s Dairy Industry Awards was the high number of migrant workers vying for the national titles.
Horticultural and agribusiness companies are dishing out the dosh to encourage students at Massey University to make a career in their sector.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has declared an adverse event for the Canterbury region, unlocking Government support for farmers and growers.
Driving through Hawke's Bay, the visible effects of the drought are mixed.
Fonterra is sticking to normalised earnings guidance of 25-35 cents per share for this year.
Rural Women New Zealand’s (RWNZ) new chief executive says the organisation’s ability to provide opportunities to women sold her on the job.
A mystery disease is reportedly currently ravaging parts of the North Island bee population with reports of up to 80% death rates in some hives.