It's perhaps no surprise that the woman who is one of the driving forces behind Waimate’s annual Strawberry Fare loves everything about the fruit the event celebrates.
Bird shooting on a Cromwell cherry orchard has ruffled the feathers of a neighbouring resident who believes the orchardist’s pest control measures are irresponsible.
Central Otago’s varied weather this has not hampered cherry orchardists as the season kicks into gear.
As leaves fall and berries begin to change from green to blue, Southland’s only blueberry farm is gearing up for another season of hand-picked fun.
A North Otago berry fruit business has grown to be the largest producer of strawberries in the South Island. Business and rural editor Sally Rae speaks to the remarkable driving force behind the...
The effectiveness of using catch crops to soak up nitrogen in winter-grazed paddocks prior to replanting is being studied on several farms in Canterbury and Southland.
Southlanders had an opportunity to view more than 30 varieties of vibrant and colourful tulips at Triflor NZ’s open day at Edendale on Monday.
If previous years are anything to go by, the tulip farm open day in Edendale on Monday is set to stun.
Fencing off waterways, native riparian planting and adding shelter and shade for their stock is all part of the plan for the Weir family, of Waipiata, in Central Otago.
The proverbial ''cash cow'' is shifting to ''cash cherries'' as primary sector confidence in New Zealand drains from dairy and into horticulture.
A North Canterbury irrigation lake has been transformed into an attractive recreational facility, with riparian planting increasing biodiversity and providing a habitat for native birds.
Horticulture New Zealand is warning vegetable prices could increase by nearly 60 percent by 2043, if central and local government policies that will stop new vegetable growing are accepted.
A recent shortage of Jersey benne seed potatoes in Dunedin means some home gardeners may struggle to grow their own supplies for the festive table this Christmas.
Reverend Samuel Marsden did not know it, but when he planted the first grapevines in Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, on September 25, 1819, he was indirectly introducing an industry that is now earning...