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A Mid Canterbury sheep milking business is looking to establish itself as a major player in local industry with plans to take on more than 20 farmer suppliers over the next three years.
There is further consolidation in New Zealand's kiwifruit industry. Audio
News from the rural and farming sector. 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.
Work on installing a new multi-million dollar butter manufacturing facility at Westland Milk is expected to start next month, with product ready to ship from October. Audio
Millions of sunflowers on a South Canterbury farm will be harvested next month before they're turned into 25,000 bottles of oil.
The wine harvest is in full swing around the country but yields this year are very disappointing .. In the flagship sauvignon blanc growing region of Marlborough the grape harvest is well down. Audio
There are hopes the use of te reo Māori in shearing competitions will become much more commonplace.
After a ban that spanned more than a year, Queensland melons are back on New Zealand's menu.
New figures from the Real Estate Institute show farm sales in the year to February were up 23 percent on the same period a year earlier. Audio
Seventy five percent of people who pass through Hunterville on State Highway 1 have not turned off into its main street. Those who do are often surprised. Hunterville has fewer than 440 residents and… Audio, Gallery
In just a few years, the 30-year-old Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year has gone from interning to running the show at Ngāi Tahu Farming's huge Te Whenua Hou dairy development in North Canterbury… Audio
More than a sniff of rain is needed in the north where weaner cattle are fetching good prices at the sales and in the south farmers are busy with autumn sown crops. Audio
On the Farm - a wrap of farming conditions around NZ; A Legacy for NZ Wine - inside the Bragato Research Institute; Lincoln graduate climbs ladder at Ngāi Tahu Farming; Under Five Hundy - Hunterville.
The government has announced a well-being support package for fruit growers hit by a lack of workers and bad weather.
Immigration New Zealand has given the green light to 11 foreign sheep scanners to help New Zealand farmers.
The first shipment of what's expected to be a record breaking kiwifruit crop has set sail, with the fruit due to arrive in Japan and Korea by early April. Audio