From bulls to berries — they are polar opposites but Ben and Rebecca Trotter are hoping they attract.
A new report has found more than 10 percent of the fruit grown in Central Otago is not being sold or eaten.
Avocado growers are having a tough run this season, with large volumes of fruit coupled with weaker than usual demand pushing down returns.
A South Canterbury husband-and-wife team are squeezing every return they can out of an organic crop, writes Tim Cronshaw.
An annual tour of the tulip fields will wilt this year if Southland remains in Alert Level 2, an event organiser says.
More than 80 of the first seasonal workers to come to New Zealand as part of the country’s one-way travel bubble with three Pacific countries have arrived in Central Otago.
Grain farmer Anthony Hampton has timed the final sowing of wheat on his Lauriston farm to perfection.
Business is booming since a transtasman partnership bought an organic market garden in North Otago. Shawn McAvinue talks to Organic Solutions co-founder James Porteous about adding value to his...
An unassuming pine plantation that put the small rural town of Tarras on the map of Lord of the Rings fans has been destroyed by alpine thunder-and-lightning storms worthy of a battle between Gandalf and the Balrog.
Sweep into Clandon Daffodil's driveway on the outskirts of Hamilton you'll be treated to an unusually vibrant spectacle.
Locked-down flower growers in Auckland are having to turn their blooms to compost, and an Invercargill grower understands their pain.
Ingka Group — one of 12 different groups of companies that own Swedish furniture and homeware giant Ikea — has bought a 5500ha sheep and beef station in the Catlins for forestry development.
A Southland beekeeper is asking southerners to take part in Bee Aware Month this September and plant for bees.
Ingka Group — one of 12 different groups of companies that own Swedish furniture and homeware giant IKEA — has got the green light to buy a 5500ha sheep and beef station in the Catlins for forestry development.
Dunedin growers of leafy greens are rejoicing as the drop to Alert Level 2 means the return of Farmers Markets where the majority of their produce is sold.
Under alert level 4 flower growers aren't able to sell or distribute their goods. This means months of work and beautiful flowers are going straight into the bin.
The boundary south of Auckland is the same one used in February this year and sits right in the middle of some vegetable growing operations and farms.