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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.
New Zealand's 12,000 dairy farmers are facing a new levy on the milk they sell, as they look to cover their share of the Mycoplasma bovis eradication bill.
The intense, hot weather at the top of the South Island has some farmers worried they could be on the brink of drought.
The tedious task of removing pin bones from King Salmon could soon be a job done by robots.
Canterbury based Synlait Milk has reduced its forecast milk payout for the current season.
A vote by beekeepers on a proposed honey levy next month has seen one industry group rallying its members to reject the proposal.
The biosecurity rules intended to keep the stink bug pest out of New Zealand are ineffective and inconsistent, an international car shipping company says.
The emotional, social and psychological impacts of Mycoplasma bovis on farmers and farming communities will be studied by the University of Otago.
The dairy industry group is disappointed dairy farmers have to pay almost all of the private sector costs of fighting the cattle disease, Mycoplasma bovis.
Analysts are warning opportunities to grow export revenue in the lamb market are in danger.
The dairy giant identifies climate change, water and waste as areas for improvement in its annual sustainability report.
Strict controls are in place for cattle exhibitors at Canterbury's A&P Show in Christchurch, in light of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.