Comprehensive twice-daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
Daily at 6:25am and 12:35pm
with Alexa Cook
Irrigators in Canterbury are breathing a sigh of relief after a court ruling in their favour. Audio
News from the rural and farming sector. Audio
The hardware and garden chain Mitre 10 will phase out products containing neonicotinoids from November. Audio
Fonterra is cutting five cents off the amount it intends paying farmers for the milk season just ended. Audio
Five nurseries and orchards are taking the Ministry for Primary Industries to court over an order to secure or destroy 48 thousand cuttings and seedlings. Audio
Backers of a big water project in North Canterbury are vowing to press on, despite a shortfall in getting commercial backers for their scheme. Audio
A battle is intensifying between some Kiwifruit growers and the Crown over the vine disease PSA. Audio
Comprehensive twice daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
Rural news can be heard weekdays in Morning Report at 6:22 am, and Midday Report at 12:35 pm