Rural headlines with summaries.
Australia's government has announced $A550 million for dairy farmers after cuts to milk prices for farmers by Fonterra and Australian competitor Murray Goulburn.
The first ever samples of New Zealand seeds to be stored in the Arctic's underground global seed vault are arriving at the Svalbard archipelago today.
Poultry farmers are losing business amid claims that chicken feed is spreading the pest plant velvetleaf, the Poultry Industry Association says. (AUDIO)
Fonterra is facing an angry backlash from devastated Australian farmers, who say Fonterra is cutting their payments to help New Zealand farmers.
Dairy prices rose slightly in the global auction overnight.
Farm sale prices held steady in April, but the number of farms on the market is falling, says the Real Estate Institute.
The transmission of diseases passed between animals and humans is the focus of research to be carried out by Otago University.
Talley's-owned South Pacific Meats has been ordered to pay a worker more than $35,000 after she was subjected to unjustified dismissal.
The number of dairy cattle in New Zealand has fallen for the first time in about a decade, according to the 2015 Agricultural Production Survey.
Fonterra Australia dairy farmers are rebelling after the company cut its milk price by 10 percent.
The 11 finalists in the 2016 Dairy Trainee of the Year competition begin a three-day study tour today, visiting award-winning farmers, Fonterra Innovation and Massey University's No 4 dairy farm.
Thousands of hunters turned out across the country at the start of the new game bird hunting season, but some might face charges for not following the rules.
Silver Fern Farms is proposing closing its Islington venison processing plant in Christchurch and building a new venison processing plant at its Pareora site in South Canterbury.
A central Hawke's Bay company has signed a deal to sell its solar powered water pump in 20 countries.
The government has called off its programme to destroy the pest plant velvetleaf and said it was unlikely it could be eradicated.
The huntaway winners have been found at the North Island Sheep Dog Trials being held at Mangamingi in Eastern Taranaki.
A fish farm is on the cards for the Coromandel after some 'serious interest' in the Marine Farming Zone in the Firth of Thames.
Global dairy prices have fallen slightly in the latest auction, after two consecutive increases.
Two of a nutritional company's goats' milk powder products are not New Zealand made despite being labelled so, the Christchurch High Court has ruled.
Judging has started for the New Zealand Share Farmer of the Year competition. The eleven regional finalists who are sharemilkers, contract milkers or equity farm managers, will have two hours...