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Federated Farmers' bi-annual confidence survey shows farmers are becoming increasingly worried about how climate change policy might affect them.
Analysts say the escalating trade war between the US and China does create some worries for exporters here.
The cost of transporting New Zealand's produce to the rest of the world is forecast to increase due to stricter environmental regulations on the shipping industry.
Some growers say they are being left out of pocket by Auckland's regional fuel tax because there is no simple way to claim back for on-farm vehicles and machinery.
Could vegan sausages and almond milk one day have to be called veggie tubes and almond juice?
More than 5000 cattle have approval for live export to China from the Ministry of Primary Industries.
The global spread of an untreatable pig disease is affecting supply and will impact prices, New Zealand Pork says.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has given school calf days the go-ahead this year, but says extra precautions will need to be taken due to Mycoplasma bovis.
Hundreds of West Coast dairy farmers will today vote on whether to sell their 150-year-old co-operative to a foreign bidder.
New Zealand scientists are helping to develop new varieties of dragon fruit that will be commercially grown in Vietnam.
Farmer confidence is up, but it's still in the negative after three consecutive quarters of decline last year.
The board of New Zealand's second largest dairy co-op has been criticised by the Agriculture Minister for urging farmer-shareholders to give up their ownership in a flawed process. Audio
Some of the best new agri-innovations have been recognised at National Agricultural Fieldays near Hamilton.
Today is officially 'moving day' - the first day of winter and the date dairy farmers around the country move thousands of cows to new pastures for winter grazing or new sharemilking contracts.
The dairy company has lifted its forecast farmgate milk price for the current season by 15 cents.
Farmer confidence has lifted after three consecutive quarters of decline, but it still remains in negative territory.
The number of reported beehive deaths in New Zealand has lifted slightly for the fourth year in a row.
A dairy farm worker who had only recently moved to New Zealand to build a better life for his family is among those killed in the Christchurch terror attack.
A red fleshed kiwifruit variety is being tested on New Zealanders.
Farmers breeding lambs with the same fine marbling of Omega-3 fats as in Wagyu beef are scaling up their operation.
A more than two-year ban on growing peas in Wairarapa could soon be lifted with no pea weevils being detected in traps this season.
A farm safety group is warning the agricultural sector could face greater regulation if it fails to lift its poor health and safety record.
A slow down in milk supply globally has helped dairy prices rise to their highest level in eight months.
With many regions around the country drying-up, some farmers who cannot move their stock due to Mycoplasma bovis restrictions are concerned about water availability.
Nelson farmers affected by this week's fire are beginning to count their losses, while others in the region are preparing for the increasing possibility of severe drought.