New Zealand's largest farmer has committed to upgrading all its South Island farm houses and all new houses with wool insulation.
Egg production is expected to drop 4.5% to 955.7million eggs during 2019-20 as New Zealand bans conventional cages, an industry analyst says.
Prices fell 3.8% in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction - the third consecutive decline - taking the index back to levels last seen in January.
Lifestyle clothing company Edmund Hillary Brands - which has a retail presence in Queenstown - hopes to raise up to $2.9 million in a capital-raising initiative.
Otago-Southland has stood out as a regional "weak spot'' in the latest BNZ- BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index.
Adjustments in the timing of electricity use, possibly realising financial benefits for farmers, are being explored in an Otago-led research project.
For Silver Fern Farms Co-operative's new chairman Richard Young, getting out on his West Otago farm is "like a release".
A second consecutive year of substantial primary sector export growth is "incredibly impressive" considering the global backdrop, Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor says.
Buyers found renewed vigour at this week's South Island wool sale, especially for lamb's wool and well-grown, well-prepared new season wool.
Biosecurity has retained the number one ranking as top priority in KPMG's Agribusiness Agenda for the ninth consecutive year.
Alliance Group's new $1million value-add facility at its Lorneville plant in Southland is expected to be up and running by October.
The 2020s are likely to be a decade where health and wellness dominates the food system, driving change across the entire supply chain.
A long-term "erosion of confidence'' in the primary sector needs to be reversed, KPMG global head of agribusiness Ian Proudfoot says.
Southern ploughing enthusiasts are keen to put in a bid to host the world championships at Hawea Flat in 2028.
A newly-launched project management firm, based in Dunedin, is handling multimillion-dollar projects throughout the country. Sally Rae speaks to the entrepreneurs behind it.
Changes to dairy industry legislation will bring some improvements to the sector but also represent "a missed opportunity", both Fonterra and Federated Farmers say.