Biosecurity New Zealand and Onions New Zealand have reached an agreement on funding to prepare for future biosecurity responses.
Central Otago viticulturists and orchardists are feeling "positive" about the upcoming season and pleased to have "dodged a bullet" recently in the form of "once in a lifetime" frosts,...
The hard graft of the past year has paid off with two big industry awards for Bannockburn woman Annabel Bulk. Central Otago reporter Adam Burns talks to the viticulturist about the key ingredients to her success.
Lessons could be learned by some New Zealand wineries from the US wine industry's approach to building deeper relationships with consumers, Rabobank senior wine and horticulture analyst Hayden...
Central Otago Winegrowers Association (Cowa) is hosting a cellar door and wine tasting event for Central Otago wineries to showcase their product to the region's accommodation providers and tourism...
Central Otago cherries are being considered by a $250 million horticulture investment fund, but nothing has "lined up'' yet, Craigmore chief executive Che Charteris says.
Owaka can look forward to a fruitful future, thanks to the donation of heritage apple trees originating in the Catlins.
Raewyn Officer, of Lake Roxburgh Village, intends to plant a 4.5ha block of land with about 30,000 grey pumpkin seeds, by hand, by herself, and she is happy to do so.
Six pupils from Waiau Area School in Tuatapere spent two days last week visiting orchards and a vineyard in Central Otago, as part of a careers initiative developed by Seasonal Solutions.
Aronia berries, also known as black chokeberries, could become a commercially viable crop for Central Otago in the next few years.
As spring turns into summer, the peony growing season is in full swing. Last week, reporter Ella Stokes went to catch up with Mosgiel grower Rodger Whitson, of Janefield Paeonies and Hydroponics, to see what it involves.
A Central Otago pinot noir won top prize - from 1400 wines entered - in the revamped New Zealand Wine of the Year Awards.
New Zealand kiwifruit, beef and wine producers will benefit most from the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, along with smaller agribusinesses such as mussel and...
Central Otago wines's successes in several recent national and international wine awards are not to be sniffed at, but rather tasted and savoured.
PGG Wrightson would be left ''a shadow of its former self'' if shareholders approve the sale of its seeds business, New Zealand Shareholders Association chief executive Michael Midgley says.