Hardware giant Mitre 10 has confirmed they are reviewing the sale of some pesticides after concerns they contain a chemical harmful to bees.
Federated Farmers wants the massive Molesworth Station retained as a working farm as DOC calls for public opinion about how it should be managed.
A nine-hour slog to set a new world shearing record is being described as an 'epic sporting feat'.
Safety at work starts from the first principle of caring for people, and not an exercise in compliance, says Worksafe chief Nicole Rosie. Audio
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A company owned by the Canadian government has bought a $17 million dairy farm in Canterbury.
The Department of Conservation is calling for comment on how New Zealand's largest farm, Molesworth Station, should be managed. Audio
After a drought-inducing start to summer, fruit and vegetable growers are pleading for more dams to avoid having to kill off their own crops. Audio
Te Kuiti shearer Kerri-Jo Te Huia is attempting a world shearing record in a woolshed east of Eketahuna. Jills Angus Burney joins us from the woolshed. Audio
The president of Horticulture NZ and fruit grower Julian Raine says with the hottest months to come growers are worried they will run out of water. Audio
Nationwide milk testing for mycoplasma bovis will begin next month in a bid to control the devastating cattle disease.
Australia's honey industry is calling for an armistice in the ongoing battle over use of the term "mānuka honey", after Tasmanian producers claimed they produced it first. Audio
Farmers are running low on feed as hot temperatures dry out pastures. Audio
The Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor has been meeting with farmers at Reefton on the West Coast today. Audio
West Coast farmers are worried about feed shortages as the typically wet region dries out. Audio
A new case of the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis has been confirmed on an Ashburton farm, the Ministry for Primary Industries says.
Seawater flooding of rural properties in Kaiaua is going to have a serious impact on farmers, Federated Farmers says.
Science communication student Berenice Mathieu, from the University of Otago, finds out about moves to introduce a more virulent strain of RHD or rabbit calicivirus into New Zealand to control… Audio
There's been a series of mysterious stock shootings in Otago over the past 24 hours. Audio
The deluge of rain expected to hit most of the country this week is unlikely to help regions plagued by water shortages, officials say.
Farmers struggling with drought in the lower North Island are hoping rain forecast for the coming days will go some way in mitigating the tough dry conditions they're dealing with, as the Taranaki… Audio
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