A renowned North Otago tomato-growing business is changing crops.
Avocado prices rose 37 percent in May to record levels after a small harvest, Stats NZ said today.
Demand for land to grow cherries has become a significant feature of the Central Otago rural property market.
In the heart of Dunedin’s central city student housing area, the last thing you might expect is an orchard, but one keen gardener has turned his dream into reality.
This year's winner of the Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition, Hamish Darling, of Cromwell, enjoys problem-solving and finds it one of the attractions of working on an orchard.
A mid Canterbury company is fully behind the push to kick-start a home-grown industrial hemp (iHemp) economy, as he appreciates the benefits of hemp in food, fibre and medicine.
Mid Canterbury agronomist Esteban Ibanez got to study what he loved, works in an industry he loves and loves working with the people alongside him.
Orchardist and law student Hamish Darling (21) has won the Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition.
This season's long summer has resulted in a bumper harvest for olive growers in Central Otago.
This season has been a tough one for growing fruit and vegetables.
Mt Difficulty co-owner and winemaker James Dicey is passionate about future proofing his vineyard.
Central Otago farmers do not even need a crop to enter this year's Rabobank Central Otago winter feed competition.
Hamish Atwell (7), of Milton, is dwarfed by his winning 70.5kg pumpkin at the second annual South Otago A&P Society Giant Pumpkin Competition in Balclutha on Sunday.
The orchardist neighbouring the proposed River Terrace development southwest of Cromwell believes the subdivision could be an obstacle for their business.
The Waitaki Valley's 2018 wines could be worth waiting for.
A Waimate potato farmer is digging deep to help Tongan families hit hard by Cyclone Gita.
Compensation will be paid to farmers who are tied up in the PGG Wrightson swede mix up.
A giant pumpkin grown from a seed thrown into a garden rubbish pile set a record at the annual Roxburgh Pumpkin Festival.
It will be 30 years this year since the first modern-day wine made in the Alexandra basin was sold.
Central Otago apple growers will benefit from tariff removals and improved trade access to 10 countries, including Japan, as part of the 11-country free trade agreement negotiated this month.