The avocado industry is predicting a bumper export crop for the coming season - in excess of 5 million trays.
The risk of facial eczema is high throughout most of the North Island with Asure Quality saying spore counts in many districts are reaching extremely high levels.
Growers in Canterbury are being encouraged to get in touch with their fellow cropping farmers to see if they need help with harvesting as the industry tries to limit crop losses.
The latest sheep meat export figures show a rise in lamb prices has offset the smaller volume of the meat exported so far this season.
A native moth which until now has been relatively benign is causing widespread havoc across North Island plantain crops.
The recent wet weather has produced mixed results for farmers in Waikato.
The extensive Queensland fruit fly hunt response in Northland is over - with weeks of intensive searching revealing no further flies.
Grape growers in Marlborough may lose a large part of their crops due to the storm.
Relentless rainfall in Canterbury is playing havoc with the harvest of the arable industry's most valuable crops and farmers there say its getting worse by the day.
An outbreak of the cattle disease, theileriosis in the upper North Island is predicted to get worse and farmers are being warned to take precautions.
The impact of Easter's storm on farmland near Kaikoura has been severe with serious flooding and farm fences and roads destroyed.
The organisation which represents dairy farmers has hit out at the Board of Inquiry which gave draft approval for the Hawke's Bay's Ruataniwha water storgage scheme to go ahead.
Sharemilkers in Westland banded together to take generators from farm to farm to get cows milked during the storm.
The final grand finalist for the Young Farmers national finals has been found.
A select committee has heard that dairy farming is becoming increasingly risky as the industry pushes for more growth and more production.
Patchy rain on the west coast of Northland at the weekend was not enough to be a drought-breaker, farmers say.
The Easter Bunny Hunt in Central Otago bagged 7478 rabbits at the weekend.
Westland Milk Products says its tankers are still managing to collect milk despite slips and trees blocking many of the region's roads.