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Irrigation NZ is unfazed by a new report criticizing irrigation efficiency around the world, saying New Zealand's experience was different.
A High Court judge has thrown open the door for compensation to be paid to nurseries and orchards in a biosecurity case that could be worth $1.5 billion.
New Zealand will soon get the message that axeing the controversial pesticides, Neonicotinoids, will land the agricultural sector with a $1.2 billion bill.
A new figure has been placed on losses facing nurseries and orchards over seized cuttings: $1.5 billion.
The High Court in Wellington has heard of a seven-year delay in carrying out checks on an American facility which was supposed to make sure seedlings imported into New Zealand are safe.
New Zealand exporters could have powerful allies in its fight to retain existing trade rights in a post Brexit European Union.
New Zealand's largest farmer, Pāmu, has confirmed it is cutting down on the number of cows it stocks on each of its six Canterbury dairy farms.
Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has suggested state funds could be used to safeguard Kaitaia's biggest employer.
The company set to build two big dairy plants is vowing to press on despite its main contracting firm going out of business.
New Zealand company Fonterra has inched up the ladder to become the world's fifth largest dairy company.
The forestry industry has been told to rely on growing trees to capture carbon dioxide, rather than cutting them for timber, to earn money from forests on steep hillsides.
Federated Farmers is warning against climate change measures which could harm New Zealand's ability to pay its way in the world.
The forestry industry risks being caught in its own logjam over the safety of its workers. Audio
Eketahuna is mourning the death of one of its best loved characters.
Farmers face a potential one percent loss of earnings from a disagreement over Fonterra's internal financing, an economic consultancy studying the dairy industry says.
The government has revealed there are 183 active investigations into animal welfare underway at present.
The issue of killing cats to protect wildlife has raised its head again.
Kiwifruit growers are expected to get good news this morning from a court verdict over the spread of the vine killing disease PSA.
The Electricity Authority is standing its ground and pressing on with radical change to the way people pay for transmission of their electricity.
A panel of experts set up to advise the government on the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis has provided more details on its narrow six-to-four vote in favour of phased eradication.
Four new South Island farms have been confirmed as infected with the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.
Dairy giant Fonterra insists a new controversy involving partner company Beingmate is not an issue of food safety.
Contractual obligations making it hard for forestry owners to pull out of the East Coast could leave farmers stuck with the hill plantations that have led to massive damage.
The environmental lobby group Forest and Bird has accused many fishing boat skippers of wriggling out of oversight by an observer from the Ministry for Primary Industries, despite having a legal… Audio
New figures show 24,500 animals have been culled in the fight against the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis so far.