AgResearch is claiming that new technology to measure bovine methane emissions will bolster efforts to reduce the climate change impact from livestock.
A love of animal fleece is the driver for Anne Rogers who is this year’s President of the Canterbury A&P’s New Zealand Agricultural Show.
A renewed emphasis on how farm produce makes it from the paddock to the consumer will be a feature of the 2023 New Zealand Agricultural Show.
A predicted dry summer, thanks to El Nino weather patterns, may make weaning a proportion of the lamb crop a good option this season.
There's an air of anticipation and excitement around February's East Coast Farming Expo - especially with the announcement of the speakers.
Long-time Canterbury sheep farmer and woolgrower Joe Catherwood has diversified into sheep milking.
One of the ways Beef+Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is working to support farmers in addressing the challenges they face is through our extensive research and development (R&D) programmes.
A Hawke's Bay farming couple cut off after Cyclone Gabrielle are thankful to the people and the generosity that helped get them through.
A Waipara farmer planning to have 200ha of his property converted to an “Agri-voltaic” solar power plant says it represents a secure, 30-year diverse income stream for his business.
Sheep with finer wool, greater tolerance for hot weather, top meat quality traits, and lower methane emissions.
Last month's inaugural New Zealand Cashmere Conference saw the opening of a new fibre processing facility.
New Potatoes New Zealand chief executive Kate Trufitt wants a new strategic plan for the country’s 174 spud growers.
There are a multitude of ways for farmers to reduce nutrient and sediment loss to waterways, but explaining this is a challenge.
The Gaul Fly parasite was imported into New Zealand about 20 years ago by our Wellsford/ Warkworth Beef and Lamb farm monitor group.
The value of protecting critical source areas in intensively grazed winter forage crops has been highlighted in a sheep winter grazing trial carried out on an Otago farm.
North Canterbury farmer Andrew Gilchrist has delved deep into the business and people side of his family-operated farm by completing an Integrated Farm Plan (IFP).
Waikato Regional Council has sought an interim Enforcement Order from the Environment Court to stop piggery effluent from entering a waterway north of Te Aroha.
The financial viability of farmers having solar panels on their land, as well as stock, is the subject of a significant two year research study being undertaken by Massey University.
ANZ says businesses are now realising the advantages of clean transport options and this is driving huge change.
When the first fully electric farm ute hit the New Zealand market last year, Tirau chicken farmer Jeff Collings was interested.
Farmers and rural consultants participating in the Waimakariri district “Next Generation Farming” pilot study, say the process “opened their eyes” to possibilities for improvement in farm businesses, but was also challenging.
Reduced input costs and nitrogen fertiliser use, along with improved environmental outcomes, are key benefits of a precision agriculture project designed to help farmers meet tough nitrate caps while maintaining their viability.
North Canterbury farming couple Bridget Banks and Chris Pennell are focused on developing a really high quality beef herd.
Paul Hunter farms 240ha of well-drained Mairoa ash soils at Mulroy Farm, situated south of Te Awamutu in the Waikato.