More questions are being asked about the Government’s contentious $10 million loan to Westland.
Federated Farmers is calling on the Government to reject most of the raft of new taxes proposed by the Tax Working Group (TWG).
An insect pest which since mid-2016 has forced a ban on growing peas in Wairarapa is on the verge of eradication.
Anti-farming lobby Greenpeace has been ordered to take down billboards it had erected around the country accusing fertiliser companies Ballance and Ravensdown of polluting rivers.
The drought formally declared in the northern regions of the South Island is now extended into Marlborough, Buller and Nelson.
Spiralling expenses are the biggest concern to farmers right now, says Federated Farmers’ national dairy chair Chris Lewis.
Farmers across the top of the South Island are pinning their hopes on forecast rain to ease a drought some say is shaping up to be the worst since 2001.
Fonterra's milk price review last week was a mixed bag, says Federated Farmers vice president Andrew Hoggard.