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The country's onion crop has been slashed by at least 20 percent because of humid weather which resulted in a leaf disease.
A long awaited report into mycoplasma bovis has provided no definite answers on how the disease got here and whether it can be eradicated.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has raided three properties as part of its investigation into the cattle disease, mycoplasma bovis
An unusually hot and humid summer in the North Island has stained wool yellow, making it harder to sell and leading to lower prices.
No farmers have been caught out yet at the Ministry for Primary Industries stock truck checkpoint in Picton, it says.
Fonterra's increased forecast milk price might not stay up for long, according to AgriHQ and Rabobank.
Farms sales are continuing their downward trend with 12 percent fewer properties sold in the three months to February compared to last year.
More than 200 wild Kaimanawa horses could be sent to slaughter following this year's muster.
Primary sector exports are forecast to have their largest increase in value this year since 2014.
The number of rural birthing units being closed or downgraded has reached crisis point, Rural Women New Zealand says.
The NZ mānuka honey industry is baffled that the Australian government is funding a new international mānuka marketing campaign.
New figures reveal that cases of the potentially deadly disease leptospirosis are two-and-a-half times higher than the four-year average.
Northland kumara growers are battling with an extremely wet summer and say there could soon be crop losses if it doesn't dry up.
Dairy farmers are struggling to find workers for lower skilled jobs because of changes with immigration laws and farm ownership, says a rural business advisor.
The warm and lingering summer weather has left some Rangitikei farmers struggling with feed shortages and stock suffering from facial eczema.
The number of female jockeys in New Zealand is steadily rising, and expected to overtake the number of male jockeys.
The signing of the revised Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal is expected to lead to immediate benefits for farmers and exporters here.
Another farm has been infected with the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis.
A Southland vet says farmers in the region are worried about the spread of the cattle disease when dairy herds are moved around on the upcoming Gypsy Day.
New Zealand agriculture needs to become more sustainable to catch up with its clean, green, unspoiled image overseas, the head of a UK research centre says.
An analysis of a group of pesticides known as neonicotinoids has confirmed that they are harmful to wild bees and honey bees.
New study links semen to disease spread
A long-awaited new rabbit virus is finally going to be released in Otago to control plagues of the pest.
The development of a nitrogen sensor for cow urine is hoped to help farmers reach environmental targets for nitrogen run off.
A couple of hundred farmers have taken over Crawford Green in Wellington today for a Young Farmer competition, the first to ever be held in the capital.