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A new scheme has been devised to increase financial security for dairy farmers who sell to Fonterra.
The source of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis will probably never be found, a Parliamentary Select Committee has been told.
Dairy companies around the world have joined forces in an attempt to protect the World Trade Organisation.
The Act Party fears the government is bringing in agricultural subsidies via the back door, 30 years after they were phased out by the fourth Labour government.
Growing food crops in a series of layers in a high-rise building is no solution for New Zealand, a new study has found.
One of the most dramatic controversies ever to shake the New Zealand fishing industry has finally come to an end.
A six month long row over 48,000 impounded seedlings looks set to drag into 2020 before it is fixed.
Current dairy prices for farmers are unlikely to last, according to analysts.
Zespri has gone to court alleging a loss from kiwifruit orchards planted in China.
Tahr in the Southern Alps have already begun breeding in the Spring season, taking advantage of troubles that halted a planned cull, the government says.
The US dairy industry has restated its view that the a2 Milk Company (a2MC) is making false claims in its advertising in the United States.
Massey University has extended its research into the leaching of nutrients by studying the actual water that drifts through soil.
People living near lakes have been told they could face serious risks from tsunamis.
The a2 Milk Company has spurned a complaint about its product in the United States and has vowed to keep on promoting its milk there.
Potato growers have become resigned to having the so-called "potato mop top" virus remain in their midst.
New Zealand's troubled coarse wool industry could benefit from a new line at British retail giant Marks & Spencer.
A prestigious hill country station in the Wairarapa is being put up for sale by Sir Michael Fay.
Funding details of the revived Waimea Dam scheme near Nelson have been made public.
Submissions on the government's proposed Zero Carbon Bill show there is opposition to farmers' hopes for a softer approach on agricultural greenhouse gases.
The powerful hunting lobby has won concessions in the heated fight over the cull of thousands of Himalayan Tahr.
The government could be taken to court over plans to kill 10,000 Himalayan Tahr.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has released about 20,000 apple plants and 400 stone fruit plants which it impounded as a biosecurity risk three months ago.
A long standing critic of Fonterra, Leonie Guiney, is seeking a position on the dairy cooperative's board.
Tax deductions for people who strengthen their buildings against earthquakes has been raised as a possibility in the interim report from the government's Tax Working Group.
Fonterra has announced three candidates for election to the company board after winning approval from an Independent Selection Panel.