Young farmers competitors are judged on a range of skills, from putting a handpiece together, milking a cow, or applying first aid.
The Frosts are cautious dairy farmers as they have seen too many farmers borrow too hard and go under.
Two directors are being challenged by an outsider for their seats on the Alliance Group board.
Fonterra's farmer-owners must get talking about life without dairy industry competition law, says a Federated Farmers' leader.
Test drivers suggest "something is seriously wrong" with popular pick-up.
The 2015/16 dairy season was the most challenging year yet for dairy farmers, according to new figures.
The gap between imports and exports has never been higher than it was in November.
Better global prices and the need to match its rival has seen Fonterra adjust farmer returns higher in Australia.
Although pasture growth rates are above average, milk production at the Westpac Taranaki Agricultural Research Station at Hawera is down on last season.
Taranaki should promote itself as a food bowl in the wake of accolades naming it a top visitor destination, say regional leaders.
Who would have thought - gorse as a useful nitrogen fixer for farming.
Westland Milk Products is in the gun for handing out bonuses when farmers are struggling.
Andrea Fox found a couple of Waikato meat growers with plenty of on and off-farm work on their hands.
The best of the lamb pens reached $132 a head at Christchurch sales.
Hereford couple's romance began in the show ring.
Last season's lambs took a knock in price as more spring lambs came into the Coalgate yards.
The growing importance of Asia-Pacific markets will play a key role in strengthening ties between New Zealand and Latin America, according to Ambassadors from Mexico, Cuba and Argentina.
Fat is back in fashion on the farm and a special lamb project is producing succulent meat.
But critics say that's because councils are doing such a poor monitoring job.
A large-scale Waikato calf rearer says workers filmed loading calves onto the back of a stock truck showed the correct technique for loading up animals for transport.
Australian dairy farmers are facing a crisis and need "saving", as urgent calls are made for a A$0.50 cent milk levy to help.
Profit margins have more room to move upwards on farms, say leaders of the Red Meat Profit Partnership.
110 people work at the Mossburn and Wairoa sites.
Fresh video of bobby calves being thrown onto trucks has been released by Farmwatch.
Video showing bobby calves being loaded onto truck fails to show the rubber mat they land on, says Taranaki road transport boss.
The Government has announced funding for a new wine research centre based in Marlborough.
Westland Milk Products chairman Matt O'Regan has given notice that he will exit leadership of the co-op.
Trevor Ellett discovered a vigorous strain of ryegrass on his farm.
Southlanders have a shot of making the world shearing champs.
Big Ag is all about excitement; going bigger, harder, faster; but slow food is about romance, writes John King.