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Pest control operations should cover not just large blocks of forest, but also the surrounding pastures and smaller forested areas, new research shows.
A bull that has fathered more than 170,000 dairy cows has been inducted into an elite animal hall of fame.
Key export markets are thirsty for Marlborough wine, but low grape yields - 25 to 30 percent down on normal - mean that demand is outstripping supply.
Better names are needed for fungi, scientists say, because naming and identifying different species is crucial for biosecurity and agriculture management decisions.
'Non-compliance will be found': ministry warns after farm breaches rules
The annual game-bird hunting season kicks off early tomorrow morning - however, a backlog in firearms licence renewals threatens the season for some.
A researcher looking at the different foraging behaviours of deer says it could help farmers create the perfect "designer herd" for their land.
Fishing guides who have been left with little to no business due to the border closure say the trans-Tasman bubble has come too late to make a difference to this season.
An importer of the country's favourite fruit is urging more companies to source fair trade and environmentally friendly produce.
Health provider Tokomairiro Waiora will use some of its new MPI money to fund a programme for shearers and their whānau, to include health and life skills sessions for young people.
Some farmers hit by drought this summer say there are steps that can be taken to ease the pressure and planning should start now. Audio
The Canterbury town of Kirwee is expecting to see up to 30,000 people turn up for one of the country's largest regional field days events this week.
The Plant and Food Research study found having more native plants near crops can attract insects that help with pollination and combat some harmful pests.
A Whangārei berries producer is expanding its operation in the hopes of tapping into growing demand for year-round supply of fresh fruit.
The government is working to introduce a single set of rules that it says will be enforceable - and will help boost consumer confidence in organic products.
The New Zealand Rural Games have kicked off in Palmerston North today, with the three-day event expected to draw in more than 40,000 people.