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The Ministry for Primary Industries is developing nearly 50 new animal welfare regulations this year.
At least half of the kiwifruit contractors who have been audited in the Bay of Plenty have failed to provide employment contracts or pay the minimum wage, an MBIE investigation has found.
Lower income levels are affecting farm sales, but the kiwifruit sector remains strong, a rural analyst says.
The $20 million Southern Dairy Hub near Invercargill has officially opened today.
A Martinborough farmer with widespread flooding and land slips has spent the past 24 hours rescuing stock and has lost at least a handful of last season's lambs.
Russia is warning of a potential restriction on New Zealand dairy products after finding butter from this country tested positive twice for the antibiotic tetracycline.
An Ohakune farmer says this week's snow storm is the worst he's seen in at least ten years.
While the wintry blast is closing roads and causing delays across the country - farmers say they are well prepared for the first storm of winter.
A Dunedin forensics company has launched a scientific test to verify the country of origin of high-value Fetal Bovine Serum.
Farmers in the hill country and foothills of Mid and North Canterbury are in the firing line.
Consumption of dairy products in Asia is lacklustre, but a drop in China's milk production will be good news for New Zealand, a visiting Chinese dairy analyst says.
An 87-year-old retired sheep breeder has won an award for his contribution to the sheep industry.
The government wants better performance from Landcorp but is not looking at selling the state-owned enterprise, despite a review's recommendation.
A court has found a contractor who two dairy farming brothers were trying to sue for $300,000 worth of damages to their silage crop was not at fault.
Ten global dairy industry organisations, including one from New Zealand, are fighting for Canada to remove milk policies they say are depressing milk prices.
The popularity of golden kiwifruit is predicted to drive growth in the industry in the coming decades, a report says.
The confidence of New Zealand farmers is now at its highest recorded level since the Rabobank survey began 14 years ago.
Scientists say they've developed a process for authenticating a West Australian honey as having medicinal properties to rival manuka - but the New Zealand Mānuka industry says it's misleading
A scientific breakthrough with merino sheep genetics will give farmers on flat land the ability to farm high value merino without the headache of footrot disease.
The Murray family in Clarence Valley have had their first big bull sale since the earthquake in November.
A new technique that could be used to eradicate pests like mice and wasps has just been proven in the laboratory on fruit flies.
The government is forecasting primary sector exports to grow by over 9 percent in the coming year to $41 billion.
The mental health of New Zealand's rural communities is at a tipping point, a mental health expert says.
The dairy industry has revealed a plan to try and reduce greenhouse gasses on dairy farms.
Federated Farmers has withdrawn its appeal over the Environment Court's Mackenzie Basin decision.