Rural headlines with summaries.
The guava moth, which ruins feijoas, is getting worse and spreading south from Northland, growers say.
Silver Fern Farms believes the calling of a special shareholder meeting on its major Chinese investment deal is a last-minute attempt to stymie the process.
After checking millions of kiwifruit for packaging contamination, Zespri says the fruit is safe to eat.
New Zealand First is urging the government to boost its biosecurity response and do more to search for invasive pest weed velvetleaf.
New Zealand-based GlobalDairyTrade, the world's largest online dairy trader, is in the US promoting its new services.
A primary school principal in Taranaki is calling for more specialist support for rural schools because of a burgeoning number of foreign dairy workers.
Plans to build the Ruataniwha dam must be ditched for the sake of the environment and the economy, Greenpeace says.
The global dairy trading platform owned by Fonterra is to expand further into online trading.
New figures show farm sales fell 10 percent in the first quarter of this year, with the price of dairy and other grazing land lower than it was a year ago.
Decision-making around overseas corporates buying up agricultural land is too secretive, a lobby group says.
The deputy Prime Minister is unapologetic for labelling beneficiaries hired to work on farms as "pretty damned hopeless". (AUDIO)
Fonterra's first major governance overhaul in 15 years could further distance the company from its farmers, a commentator says.
Sheep and beef need the same attention and money from government that dairy has had, says the chair of a hill country symposium
An application to farm a "highly invasive" species of fish near the Waikato River and Lake Taupo has been withdrawn.
Dairy commentators who are predicting milk prices will pick up within the next year are wrong, according to an AgriHQ analyst.
A water management group in Hawke's Bay has set a deadline of December next year to present a draft management plan for some of the regions' major catchments.
The invasive weed velvetleaf has been found on more farms in Waikato, prompting the Waikato Regional Council to ramp up its local response.
A Central Hawke's Bay ratepayer is worried that corporate dairy farming is emptying the classrooms of rural schools.
A Northland dairy farmer who has gone into receivership says his farm has lost $1 million in value since dairy prices started to slide.
People dying was the worst case scenario of beehives being put too close to busy roads, the National Beekeepers Association says. (COMMENTS)