The emotion caught up with the Stokes family after their angus cow and calf won the top cattle silverware at the Canterbury A&P Show.
The sledge-free zone of the cattle ring at the Canterbury A&P Show was a nice break from the barracking young judge Nancy Crawshaw got in Australia.
Sheep and beef farmers are achieving better prices than their dairy counterparts this season - but don't expect them to celebrate.
Beef prices have continued to rise this week, with prices surging a "whopping" 8 per cent in US dollar terms.
Alliance Group closes book on a tough 2012 chapter in lifting its after-tax profit to $6.2 million and delivers big shareholder pool payment.
The outgoing Silver Fern Farms boss' major regret is the failed joint venture with rural services company PGG Wrightson.
Leading meat processor Silver Fern Farms could be about to bring in multiple investment partners from within NZ or overseas.
Keith Cooper is leaving the red meat co-operative after eight years in the CEO role.
Award-winning farmers closely monitor their soil's needs to avoid harming the environment.
A Taihape farming business is a fusion of the family and the corporate.