Farmers are predicting the end of sharemilking as the country moves to control the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis.
Zespri is confident that by next year it will be able to sell kiwifruit grown in China under its own coveted marketing label.
A typical Kiwi dinner in 2050 will see millennials and their children likely dine on a meal of plant-based protein.
No country has ever eradicated Mycoplasma bovis, but they have never really tried, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says.
A historic Auckland dairy farm perched above the site of New Zealand’s worst maritime disaster has sold for $4 million.
No farmer wants to hurt anyone on a farm and that is why they are going to Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s safety workshops, says a safety co-ordinator.
Forest & Bird wants to see the ManawatÅ« Whanganui regional council, Horizons, grant consents and compliance with climate change in mind.
Officials have rejected a proposal to increase rural rates in ManawatÅ« by more than 30 per cent after a district-wide protest.
After seven years as the public face of the pork industry, North Otago farmer Ian Carter has stepped down from the front lines as chairman of the New Zealand Pork Industry Board.
With several Taranaki farms identified as having forward traces for Mycoplasma bovis, farmers are being reassured “the end of the earth is not nigh”.