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The minister of agriculture has been has warned the primary sector faces strong headwinds as the impact of Covid-19 lingers.
The government has been warned that without controls, wilding pines could cover one fifth of all New Zealand's land area by 2035.
The freight chaos that has plagued Northland is often replicated overseas, according to exporters.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has unveiled a new website which contains information about no fewer than 24,000 pests.
The seasonal workers are set to arrive in New Zealand from January in a bid to ease a shortage of fruit and vegetable pickers across the country. Audio
A veteran farming academic thinks regenerative agriculture is a largely redundant concept for New Zealand because it has been practised here for years.
People might end up paying more for their fruit and vegetables, not less, after an inquiry into supermarkets, Horticulture New Zealand says.
The people who run New Zealand's main fire fighting organisation do not appear to have looked into the dangers of fire on Department of Conservation land spreading to neighbouring properties.
A man who has been fighting floods for over four decades has finally handed control of the flood banks to someone else.
There are indications the new government will support rural economic development more than it did before the election, writes Eric Frykberg.
Rules governing the export of live animals by ship will be toughened up by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
The Fonterra Shareholders Council says it will lift its game following two reports, the latest which said it must do better to hold the Fonterra Board to account.
A group of 14 growers have issued a joint warning that some fruit and vegetables could rot unharvested this summer because of a shortage of people to pick them.
There has been renewed criticism of the fire danger on DOC land, from a man who spent his career fighting rural fires.
A West Coast farmer was disconcerted to find a farm track on his property listed as a road on Google Maps.
International foodies will be able to stare at a New Zealand delicacy next month - from afar.
The Minister of Agriculture has unveiled policy that would allow some live cattle exports to be permitted from late next month.
The Commerce Commission has approved a three-way merger in the egg industry.
Covid-19 has hit the farming community in an unexpected way: it is drying up the supply of farm vehicles such as quad bikes.
New Zealand First could still put the brakes on the extension of cameras on more fishing boats, depending on the outcome of the election.
Dairy sales have gained strength despite the pandemic but the industry could be undermined by government policy, an NZIER report says.
Unbalanced climate change mitigation could threaten productive farmland, says a new report offering recommendations to politicians for keeping the red meat sector thriving.
The Covid-19 pandemic and the China-US trade war have both played a big part in the troubles affecting the leather industry.
Hundreds of thousands of dead animals risk being left uncollected on farms because of a collapse in the price of leather.
Fonterra is casting ambitious eyes at the electricity about to become available after the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter closes. But it wants it cheaper.