A NZ wine exporter has been convicted and fined for faking wine export papers to the EU, a crime which a judge and winegrowers say may damage the industry’s reputation.
The first chairman of the new Upper Clutha A&P Society board has been elected as preparations begin for the future of the society’s annual Wanaka A&P Show.
Farming is in Jo Scott’s genes. She is the fifth-generation member of the Scott family to be involved in farming and is combining that with her day job, specialising in animal genetics.
"She'll be right" is not an acceptable approach for farmers when it comes to keeping sediment out of waterways, Pourakino farmer David Diprose says.
A herd of dairy cows heads back to graze after milking on a farm at Papatotara, near Tuatapere, in Southland.
The Commerce Commission wants more transparency from Fonterra Cooperative Group, saying the dairy processor hasn't met its commitments to be more forthcoming.
Outram School pupil Felicity Nichol (9) prepares to plant a flax on Duncan and Anne-Marie Wells' dairy farm last week, watched by Mrs Wells (left) and teacher Stacy Buschl.
Queensland's historic stock routes have closed to graziers for the first time in living memory as severe drought conditions continue.
The environment watchdog is warning there are shortcomings in the tool that farmers use to manage the nutrients they put into their land which can end up damaging rivers and lakes.
Farmers should move baleage from flood plains to higher ground after hundreds of bales were swept away in last month's deluge, Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.
New Zealand’s primary sector exports are set to reach a record high over the coming year, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says.
The passing of country-of-origin labelling legislation is not about protectionism, Horticulture NZ board member and South Canterbury grower Tony Howey says.
This year’s harvest of North Otago’s acclaimed Jersey Benne new potatoes has finally begun in earnest, after wet weather delayed picking.