Fonterra lifts Farmgate Milk Price

Fonterra has lifted its 2022/23 forecast Farmgate Milk Price range to NZ$8.75-$10.25 per kgMS, up from NZ$8.25-$9.75 per kgMS. This increases the midpoint... Read More

Govt funding to help women farm for the future

Women will play a significant role in how New Zealanders farm for the future, and new Government funding will help them pave the way, says Associate... Read More

Farmers continue to deliver despite the odds

This week's primary sector report shows New Zealand dairy farmers have overcome the odds – despite rising input costs, labour shortages, fewer... Read More

Stink bug’s billion dollar risk

Biosecurity New Zealand is launching its winter campaign to help raise awareness of a particularly unwanted pest – the brown marmorated stink bug... Read More

Don’t miss farming’s big event

Fieldays is encouraging people to apply now to exhibit at the iconic four-day event. On average 130,000 people walk through the gates at Fieldays each... Read More

US plastic surgeon‘s research booster for NZ wool

A US plastic surgeon’s research into wound repair is set to provide a boost for New Zealand’s regeneratively farmed wool exports. The research... Read More

Catch BOP growers on TV this Saturday

Chef Ben Bayly is heading back to screens this weekend to show off some of Bay of Plenty's growers, in episode four of the second season of A New... Read More

Govt invests in cost-saving biosecurity app

  The Government is strengthening New Zealand’s biosecurity system with investments in biosecurity technology to support our rural sector’s... Read More

Ensure a smooth Gypsy Day

  With 'Gypsy Day', also known as 'Moving Day' just around the corner on June 1, it’s a good time for farmers to review their... Read More

Local farmers offered free climate change help

  Farmers and growers surrounding the degraded Waihī Estuary are being urged to seek free support and financial help from local environmental... Read More

Zespri‘s record year: revenue exceeds $4 billion

A record crop, ongoing investment in brand-led demand creation, and the industry’s ability to respond and leverage its scale and structure have... Read More

Cattle ‘bled like a fountain’ after dehorning

A Tauranga man who used no anaesthetic when he cut the horns of three cattle has been prosecuted by SPCA. Russell Williams cut the horns of the cattle... Read More

Global issues impact Farmgate Milk Price

Fonterra is revising its 2021/22 forecast Farmgate Milk Price range from $9.30 - $9.90 per kgMS to $9.10 - $9.50 per kgMS. This reduces the midpoint... Read More

Kiwifruit licenses selling for top prices

Stunning prices are being paid for gold kiwifruit licenses this year. Each year, Zespri releases licenses to grow the fruit, which growers then bid... Read More

More dairy workers allowed into NZ

Sustained advocacy from the dairy sector has helped secure 500 more international workers to help on dairy farms. However, DairyNZ says the Government’s... Read More