Sir Ian Taylor may be a pioneer in technology and animation, but it is from the past he draws his strength and innovation.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) have released a handbook offering guidance on how to plant strategically to feed bees.
Organic farmers Dominique Schacherer and Logan Kerr have started to create their dream of regenerating part(s) of the Irwell River thanks to a chance meeting with Ellesmere Sustainable Agriculture Inc (ESAI) chairman Tim Chamberlain.
Changes in wintering practices on Don Morrison's Southland farm have benefited more than just the environment, they have been good for business.
Earthworms improve the general condition of farming soils, reduce surface runoff of contaminants from pasture and prevent soil erosion.
New tools being developed through one of the Hill Country Futures programme aims to help farmers better manage sustainability and production across diverse landscapes within their farms.
Here are some questions farmers can ask themselves around weaning and actions to take.
The ideal weaning date should be guided by whether it achieves two key goals.
With Christmas just around the corner and the annual panic to find a special present for a special person – or even just the old man – it might be worth a trip to the local bookshop.
The time is fast approaching when farmers will begin culling their ewe flocks.
Terminal sires can be a great tool to increase lamb growth rates.
Wet weather and a lack of sunshine in many western areas of the country are causing problems for farmers.
Weekly farm walks have become a thing of the past for some dairy farmers in Canterbury and their pasture growth data has never been better.
The ethos behind the East Coast Farming Expo is always focussed on bringing the best of innovation to the coast.
While there is clear proof that cattle, deer and pigs cause poor water quality when allowed to graze near waterways, little is known about what impact sheep have. Peter Burke reports on a research project being run by Massey University to find out more about how sheep behave around streams and…
Pasture-raised beef is a cornerstone of the New Zealand meat industry.
Beef+Lamb NZ says current Government policies will see too much carbon forestry planted and urgent change is needed.
Farmers and growers can now model a greater range of crops in the farm management software tool OverseerFM.
Around the Hawke's Bay region, the grass in the paddocks is looking greener as it recovers from two bad seasons of drought.
The newly-appointed chair of sheep milk pioneer Maui Food Group says the company is embarking on a new stage of diversification and growth.
Wintering practices have changed on Robert Young's Southland farm over the past 10 years.
The couple behind one of New Zealand's most sustainable farms are challenging other farmers to think three or four generations into the future when making decisions.
"There's no hanging round with this group," says Red Meat Profit Partnership Action Group facilitator Rob Macnab. "They know what they want to do and out role is to help make that happen."
The deer industry says it is reinforcing its commitment to animal welfare with the appointment of a leading specialist in farm animal welfare.