A consortium of scientists has published the first fully annotated sequence of the wheat genome, which they hope will eventually reduce the risk of food scarcity on our planet.
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Animal advocacy group Safe wants whistleblowers to be given protection after they lodge complaints about animal abuse.
A judicial review into a Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) directive to destroy or contain imported plantings at the centre of a national biosecurity scare is being held in Wellington this week.
PGG Wrightson has posted full-year operating ebitda of $70.2million, up from last year's $64.5million result, while net profit after tax of $18.9million was down from last year's $46.3million.
A Milton couple whose cow was killed in a series of livestock shootings in January have criticised police for a lack of progress on the investigation.
Encouraging more women to become truck drivers to address the road transport industry's shortage and to replace an ageing workforce will be discussed at the Road Transport Forum conference in...
A desire to look after farmers' mental and physical wellbeing has prompted the distribution of care packages in the Wyndham area.
The future of the publicly funded hunters body, the Game Animal Council, hangs in the balance with the Minister of Conservation putting it under review.
The New Zealand Veterinary Association says it would embrace a pan-industry initiative on winter grazing, having expressed concerns about animal welfare consequences caused by poor practices.
Use of the popular weedkiller Roundup in New Zealand has been called into question after a US court found the product contributed to a man’s terminal cancer.
Mid Canterbury's first deer industry technology expo in Ashburton recently enabled farmers to get one-on-one advice about smart farming solutions from industry representatives in a relaxed, open...
A move to rebrand Canterbury's premier show as the New Zealand Agricultural Show has raised a few eyebrows.
Drainage solutions are being demonstrated to help Kaikoura plains farmers cope with earthquake-related water problems.
Farmers are urged to consider alternative options for disposing of bale wrap, as one of the region's major recyclers stops accepting it due to a market shutdown.