Stringent policing of China's borders, due to African swine fever, is expected to create further export opportunities for beef exporters like NZ Rabobank analyst Blake Holgate says.
Dairy prices posted a seventh consecutive gain in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction, boosted by a solid 6% gain in whole milk powder prices.
A Southland farming family has invested significantly in the Beltex sheep breed, believing it will be of ''major benefit'' to the New Zealand sheep industry.
Miles Hurrell has been permanently appointed as Fonterra's chief executive.
The sale of PGG Wrightson Seeds to DLF Seeds is now only awaiting approval from the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office.
Bulk milk testing from all dairy farms has confirmed Mycoplasma bovis infection on three farms, the Ministry for Primary Industries' latest stakeholder update says.
It's bonjour France for Alexandra-based woolhandler Pagan Karauria.
The Social Experiment is coming to Dunedin next weekend.
Hawea-based Stacey Shuker is one of only a handful of qualified female hunting guides in New Zealand. She talks to Sally Rae about life in the hills.
Angus Scurr is a model child.
Respected scientist Julie Everett-Hincks has been appointed to lead the Otago Regional Council's science team.
Fonterra has bumped up its 2018-19 forecast farmgate milk price range from $6-$6.30 to $6.30-$6.60.
Gordon Pittaway knows his onions - and his radishes and beetroot, too.
Ross Blackadder admits to having had a few Julie Andrews moments this week.
There is no horsing around on the Otago Goldfields Cavalcade's Push Bike Trail.
Lesley Williams is in the enviable position of having two ''families''.
Pivot irrigators have transformed the Tarras landscape - in the heart of Central Otago - turning the parched valley into a productive oasis.
The Learning Place director Pieter van de Klundert says the impending release of NCEA achievement standards online is "game-changing''.
Lyn Chittock did not get time to take photographs during the first day of her first Otago Goldfields Cavalcade - nor did she have the chance to enjoy a beer.
American cowgirl Kellie Mackin arrives in New Zealand this week and will compete at the Waikouaiti rodeo on Saturday. She talks to Sally Rae about overcoming the odds and getting back in the saddle.