A spokesperson for the group of kiwifruit growers looking to sue the Government says they have been subjected to a vicious campaign by Zespri and groups aligned with the marketer.
Fonterra is considering expanding its milk processing site at Studholme in South Canterbury to keep up with the increasing milk flow from the region's dairy farms.
A wool processing plant has been rescued out of receivership. Christchurch Yarns has been been bought by a new company set up for the purpose.
The Commerce Commission has received an application to merge the country's remaining wool scouring operations. If approved, there will be only two operating.
A waterways project in Canterbury will prove sustainable dairying and healthy ecosystems can co-exist, dairy giant Fonterra says.
The Waikato Regional Council says it's fed up with farmers and spray contractors breaking the rules around the use of agrichemicals.
Marine farmers have been told that biosecurity standards need to be improved in their industry as well as in the rest of the primary sector.
The acting chair Landcorp says there is a lot more to it than many realise, as it looks to new ways to diversify including honey production and further partnerships with Maori.
This year's National Agricultural Fieldays benefited the national economy by more than $420 million in terms of the revenue it generated - $50 million more than in 2013.
A Lincoln University research project will focus on the challenges facing small scale dairy farmers in an industry where farming operations and herds are getting bigger.
The company which sells herbicide tolerant swedes linked to the death of hundeds of cows in the lower South Island is advising farmers not to let pregnant cows feed on them.
New Zealand's two wool scour operators are seeking Commerce Commission approval to merge their businesses, resurrecting a move that failed to fire three years ago.
The deportation of a Ukrainian couple trying to bring honey and pollen into the country is a relief to the bee industry. The pair were coming to New Zealand to work on an apiary.
Inspections of dairy farms in South Otago at the start of the new season have found what the regional council is describing as disturbing number of dirty dairying offenders.
A New Zealand company believes it may have bred a heat tolerant cow that could thrive in the tropics and says the genetic mutation allows the animal to produce more milk.
The Rural Health Alliance says a lack of data is hampering its efforts to push for improved health services in rural communities and tackle high suicide and depression rates.
Highly technical work is being carried out to try and determine the best possible site for a proposed water storage site in Wairarapa.
The national dairy organisation will be conducting a detailed survey of Southland farmers to try to get to the bottom of swede poisoning in the region.