Sheep are a long-standing part of New Zealand culture, but as the national flock declines has a golden era ended?
The lead-up to the World Shearing Championships kicked off with the Northern Southland Community Shears in Lumsden.
Manawatu stock enduring cold and windy conditions are showing no disease increase.
Farmers are making little money from lambs' wool because of low prices.
Once, there were 22 sheep for every person in NZ. Now there are only 6 for each of us.
Greenpeace has got it wrong regarding the proposed Hurunui irrigation scheme, say project backers.
Otago farmers are cashing in on steady demand and consistent prices for stock offered in annual on-farm lamb sales around the region this week.
Ensuring mum and dad are comfortable is No 1 for new farmer.
Hawke's Bay farmer is preparing for drier years on his Maraekakaho property as the annual rainfall average continues to fall.
Three men sheared 1611 sheep over the course of eight hours, smashing the current world record.
Cricket game will help earthquake affected community to relax, and forget challenges back on farm, for an afternoon
New Zealand farmers are legendary for their "can-do" attitude. Andrea Fox meets an example of the breed.
He has shorn all over the world, including the famous Waldorf Hotel on Park Avenue, New York.
Tyre slashers chose a leading light in farming, says Federated Farmers national president William Rolleston
Big numbers expected to attend the Northern Southland Shears event at Five Rivers.
Alliance spends half a million at Levin plant.
Farmers with ample grass covers are buying stock from the store market.
Alliance Group's new general manager has a long history with agribusiness.
High country farmer Andrew Hurst isn't letting chickenpox stop him from lifting his farm's productivity.
Clayton Station owner Hamish Orbell feels doing nothing to protect the environment of his property is "unacceptable."
Organisers for the world shearing champs are getting ready.
Shearers are warming up for the world champs in record-breaking fashion.
The annual Australia Day lamb ad has traditionally been an exercise in chest-beating patriotism, but not this year.
Don't ask to be put through to Caroline Smith's husband. He doesn't run the farm.
Beef + Lamb central progeny testing has expanded to include a well-known training farm, reports Andy Allison.
A mix of drystock and dairy farmers are finalists in the Farm Environment Awards.
OPINION: Comparing our farming system with that of northern Afghanistan puts our worries in perspective.
A new road's planned after major quake damage to one of Marlborough's main rural routes.
Massey University Professor David Mellor, has been recognised for his work in animal welfare.
Kikitangeo sale described as moderately successful.