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The Ministry for Primary Industries' situation and outlook report says dairy is expected to drive the gains.
Burt lives on a farm in Port Levy on the Banks Peninsula, where owner Naomi Abraham started posting funny videos of him during lockdown last year.
The number of commercial beekeepers in New Zealand has dropped for the second year in a row as they grapple with lower prices and increased compliance costs.
Some of New Zealand's native plants are undergoing cryopreservation freezing as scientists explore conservation techniques that could protect at-risk species for future generations.
Local councils concerned that too much productive farmland is being converted to forestry are funding a report which they hope will show a way forward.
The introduction of a vaccine mandate for food exporters is on ice for now, with the sector instead being encouraged to use a new assessment tool that'll be released next month.
This year the initiative is being run at 21 different beaches around the country, with six new locations coming onboard and hopes of up to a thousand individual farmers taking part.
The Ministry for Primary Industries says it will carry out an inspection on a Canterbury beef feedlot, after an animal welfare complaint was received.
The Free Trade Agreement struck between the UK and New Zealand is expected to benefit gin and whisky exporters on both sides, although it's unclear whether consumers here will notice any change in…
New Zealand Avocado chief executive Jen Scoular says this will be one of the toughest seasons the industry has had in the last decade.
Efforts to try and recruit New Zealanders to work on vineyards for the 2022 harvest are already ramping up as winemakers look to front a labour shortage.
The state owned farmer Pāmu has said it may need to look at putting in place some restrictions for unvaccinated staff in the future.
The UK is New Zealand's second largest export market for wine, but according to a report by the British newspaper The Independent some of the country's favourite brands of sauvignon blanc could…
A farm supplies company is opening up its stores to any DHB wanting to use them as pop-up vaccination clinics for rural communities.
A new industry report has found there's opportunities for New Zealand's farmers to take advantage of the global regenerative agriculture trend, but there isn't a clear definition and understanding of…
Some farmers impacted by one of last year's Covid-19 clusters are encouraging people to get vaccinated, no matter where they live in the country.
The farming sector is welcoming a new one-off visa that's expected to give thousands of primary industry workers and their families permanent residency in New Zealand.
An agribusiness expert says the detection of Covid-19 on a sample of Zespri kiwifruit in China is unlikely to create any long-term problems for the company.
The Hawke's Bay A&P Show, due to be held late next month, has been cancelled due to the uncertainty and risks associated with the Covid-19 Delta outbreak.
Aotea/Great Barrier Island mana whenua say biosecurity officials must eradicate an invasive seaweed species detected in the area.
Researchers have found cows can be taught to use a toilet, which they say could help farmers reduce water contamination and greenhouse gas emissions.
A deer industry leader is worried farmers will start exiting the sector if venison prices don't improve.
The impact of Covid-19 restrictions on the food service sector has the pork industry once again worried about a possible surplus of pigs.
More cases of the cattle disease M bovis are expected this spring, with bulk tank milk testing last month picking up 61 farms requiring further investigation.
The $17 million programme, aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of New Zealand's beef cattle, is 60 percent funded by Beef and Lamb NZ, the government covering the remainder.