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Research into how to trace fresh produce from farm gate to dinner table is hitting speed bumps.
Only a tiny minority of people submitting to the government on climate change think that New Zealand should do all the hard work by itself.
Farmers wanting to sell their land to sell to a foreign buyer might have to advertise their properties more thoroughly than they do now, according to new proposals from the government.
Federated Farmers have launched a scathing attack on the government over its programme on pastoral leases, accusing it of a lack of integrity.
A government body is poised to announce that a core of the country's energy policy will be prohibitively expensive to implement.
A special fund should be set up to help pay for future costs of climate change, a conference in Palmerston North has been told.
New rules proposed for banks could hurt farmers with large mortgages, according to the ASB bank.
An MPI report shows 2018 forestry sales at a record high and international reports show China's taking more lumber from New Zealand.
Forest owners are to be paid by a different method for the carbon their trees absorb, the government has announced.
New Zealand must focus on reducing carbon dioxide emissions rather than relying on forestry to absorb an increasing amount of greenhouse gases, a new report says.
A $9.9 million loan from a government fund for a dairy company will no longer be go ahead, now Chinese buyers look set to buy the company.
New Zealand meat companies have rushed to provide support to their halal butchers in the wake of the deadly attack on two Christchurch mosques.
New Zealand's second biggest dairy coop could be sold to the Chinese.
Kiwifruit growers are seeking about half a billion dollars from the government over the PSA disease, in a Court of Appeal case starting today.
New Zealand exporters could get caught in the crossfire of trade battles between Britain and Europe after a no-deal Brexit, a senior trade negotiator has warned.
The Government says more ways to pay for biosecurity need to be looked at, but no details have been given.
Battle lines between Synlait and Fonterra are being drawn as submissions into a review of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act are heard.
Fonterra's comments have come in submissions to the biggest structural change in the dairy industry for almost two decades.
Experts at the Ministry for Primary Industries are more confident they can eradicate Mycoplasma bovis now than they were in the middle of last year.
The government is not enforcing its own laws on the welfare of pigs, according to two animal lobby groups.
Where does a riverbed end and farmland begin? With braided rivers often changing course, it's a question the Court of Appeal will have the chance to answer.
The Environmental Protection Authority is considering an application to introduce a root-feeding beetle to control a noxious weed from South America.
Federated Farmers has accused Fish & Game of using leading questions in a survey on clean waterways. Video
The biosecurity rules intended to keep the stink bug pest out of New Zealand are ineffective and inconsistent, an international car shipping company says.
Fears the World Trade Organisation could collapse - and leave smaller countries like New Zealand unprotected on trade - has agricultural organisations urging the government to use the world economic…