It's been hard work but a Te Anau farm is now achieving ''fantastic results" after switching to organics in 2005.
More organic meat is required to meet growing consumer demand, say two Auckland-based meat suppliers.
One of New Zealand's biggest and most valuable farms is up for sale.
Last year, Xibin Chen took more than $140m or 30,000 tonnes of New Zealand meat to China.
Taranaki farming personality opens his heart and farm to Kiwi academics and a party of beef farmers from Finland.
Exotic-sounding cattle breed commonly farmed in Australia, but less so in NZ, caught the attention of farmers at the Canterbury A&P Show.
Scottish angus breeder would like to take NZ bloodlines back with him to the home of the breed, after judging the angus fields at the Canterbury A&P Show.
Meat processor and exporter Silver Fern Farms has made a loss after tax of $28.6 million for the year ending September 2013.
A six-year-old angus cow is crowned the best in the cattle ring at the Canterbury A&P Show.
Friesian and charolais cross steer tipping the scales at 1105kg takes the heaviest steer title in the Prime Cattle Competition at Canterbury Agricultural Park.
Meat processor and exporter turns a $50.8m loss to make a net profit after tax of $5.6m but is not entirely happy with the result.
Consumers don't make purchasing decisions on pricing alone.
The Kiwi and Aussie battle is heating up again, but this time it's a battle of the beef.
Farming and consuming grass-fed red meat might just save the planet.
NZ's highest peak overshadowed by an angus bull as tourists get out the cameras to capture the unusual sight on the lawn of Mt Cook village.
NZ's largest taste test of red meat involving 13,700 people is about to pay off for processor and exporter.
After grazing 25,000 heifers in a 20-year career as a grazier, Ian Marshall is well placed to lay down the expectations to all involved in the industry.
Angus beef must position itself as a guilt-free indulgence for wealthy consumers around the world, farmers told
NZ and Australian angus beef breeders working closely together to improve stock in both countries.
Meat Industry Excellence elects new leader as departing members try to break their way into a major co-op board to drive out industry reform.
Overseas demand for our meat has skyrocketed but it comes with a warning about not becoming too reliant on the booming Chinese market.
NZ's grass-based feeding system for cattle has been the main talking point of international visitors ahead of the World Angus Forum in Rotorua.
There's no time like the present to enter the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Farmer's love of farming is down to the black cattle he grew up with.
International contingent of angus farmers converge on South Canterbury for a look at the region's stock.
Confidence among New Zealand beef farmers has been boosted by a kind spring, says a new Rabobank report.
A new-look angus brand providing premium payments for farmers will be announced at the World Angus Forum.
Up to 17 Silver Fern Farms staff could face the axe as it moves to consolidate Waitoa and Te Aroha operations.
Retiring stock agent doubts the red meat industry will ever be reformed.
Prices have been buoyant at on-farm service bull sales in Taranaki this month.
Farmer support for co-operatives is essential for a strong red-meat sector, the Meat Industry Excellence group says.
New research from AgResearch has highlighted the benefit of using high-quality beef genetics in dairy beef production.
James Parsons is the chairman in waiting for Beef+Lamb New Zealand.
In 1943, the Bushy Downs herd was formed with just five top cows and one herd sire.
OPINION: Farmers do not have to await reform, they can make it happen themselves.
Mike Petersen will stand down from the role in March with Northland farmer James Parsons appointed chair-elect.
The focus is now on the final touches as organisers count down to the biggest worldwide angus event in four years.
Sheep and beef farmers, and stud farmers, have bought almost all bulls up for sale, at good prices.
Union claims red meat inspection by some meat processors is exposing NZ to trading risk with stock poo on carcasses slipping past company inspectors.
More than 200 workers at Alliance's Smithfield plant have been asked to work there for longer.
Supply and demand is expected to keep sheep and cattle prices high.
Meat-processing plant worker run down and stomped as a bull on death row makes last-minute dash for freedom.
All the world will be a stage for a herd of NZ cattle that is being handled, led, washed and even blowdried for the occasion.
Stray farm animals caused nearly 150 accidents in Northland in the last five years.
A special red devon cow has had her third set of twins.
Accurate weather forecasting and modern machinery ensure Molesworth Station escaped relatively unscathed from this year's big snow storm.
The time is right for renewed investment in sheep and beef farming, according to three leading farmers.
Canterbury, a stronghold for Angus cattle, should be well represented at an international gathering of Angus farmers in Rotorua this year.
Marketing of a bull that sired hairy mutant calves may have breached the Fair Trading Act, the Commerce Commission says.
The owner of a heifer that was slaughtered on a farm near Feilding is warning poachers that the meat is tainted.