A number of other companies are also thinking whether to move away from Gloriavale.
One farmer said there's "real concern" a shock may be on the way and there will be a "big reset" in what people are willing to pay for lamb.
Pig farmers say the industry is in crisis, with some fearing they'll have to kill and dump animals as it falls apart.
“Preparation is 85% of the game really,” conventional tractor ploughing winner Ian Woolley said.
With crime incidents on farms increasing, a two-year trial of the tool is underway in the Waimakariri and Hurunui Districts.
If approved by the Overseas Investment Office, the deal would see 6000 hectares of productive farmland on twin Huiarua and Matanui stations converted into pine forestry.
It kicked off a dispute resolution under the trans-Pacific Partnership pact - the first of its kind.
Whether tracking wallabies with thermal cameras or seeding crops, drones are creating new possibilities across industries.
Modelling by Plant and Food Research shows if emissions aren't tackled, apples wouldn't grow in parts of the North Island.
After four years of battling the cow disease, a total of 271 confirmed properties have been cleared and 176,325 cattle culled.
Farmers want to use the tech to help combat climate change but the Government is restricting it.
Fuel is being stolen, farm machinery is being taken, and boy racers are vandalising road signs and property.
Many plants are operating at well below capacity, with some as low as 50%.
Farmers say they're facing huge cost hikes in fuel, chemicals and fertilisers.
A joint submission is calling for changes to the country's safe water standards.
Southland farmer Suzanne Harding has been preparing her property for winter grazing for months.
The Government has agreed to increase the Recognised Seasonal Employment Scheme (RSE) cap to 16,000.
Much of the fallen fruit is unable to be sold, and is left rotting on the ground.
The Government’s pledged extra support for farmers and growers, but some say it falls well short.
Farmers are struggling without 200 skilled harvest machinery operator workers they were promised from overseas.