It is a newly launched business with a large dose of social entrepreneurship.
Dunedin-founded agribusiness consulting company AbacusBio has announced a deal with global multinational company Bayer around predictive plant breeding.
Nine years ago, Anita Kendrick’s life was thrown upside down when she broke her back in a quad-bike accident while mustering sheep. Facing life in a wheelchair, she didn't let her disability deter her from continuing her career in farming.
Matangi Station has won this year’s Child Cancer Foundation fleece competition.
Jessica Palmer sees Dunedin as a city where people value giving back to the community.
Border restrictions are affecting the availability of veterinarians — already on the long-term skill shortage list — there being a potential shortfall of about 200 to 220.
Fonterra has reviewed its 2020-21 forecast farmgate milk price range and maintained the previous range of $5.90-$6.90, announced last month.
"Outside-in thinking" is critical to the future of the strong wool sector, Strong Wool Action Group chairman Rob Hewett says.
"Sometimes doing the right thing is hard."
Primary Wool Co-operative and Wools of New Zealand are in formal discussions about combining operations.
When Lyn Jaffray walks out the door of Silver Fern Farms’ headquarters in Dunedin tomorrow, it will be the end of an era, as business and rural editor Sally Rae reports.
When April Mackenzie returned to NZ after years working in big corporate roles overseas, her intention was to fully retire. But it hasn’t quite worked out like that.
They were the women who kept the country running. Yet members of the New Zealand Women’s Land Service were largely the unsung heroes of World War 2 - until now.
The Government has made changes to controversial winter grazing rules within the new National Environmental Standards for Freshwater and will continue to make adjustments.
Driven by "frustration and lack of hope", West Otago farmer Bryce McKenzie is mooting a tractor trek to Parliament to show farmers’ feelings over new freshwater regulations.
A group of farmers in the Wanaka area have taken a proactive approach to water quality in their patch and are now moving into stage 2 of their catchment group project. Sally Rae reports.
The development of a commercialised breeding value for footrot resistance represents a "huge opportunity" for the expansion of fine wool sheep production, the New Zealand Merino Company says.
"Farming's a tough game but they are hellbent on making it tougher."
A farm training institute with a difference is opening its gates in Northern Southland next year. Business and rural editor Sally Rae finds out more.
"Optimistic but cautious" is how PGG Wrightson chief executive Stephen Guerin sees the year ahead.