Dannevirke farmer will hand his tastiest lamb award back after organisers declared a no-contest because of a testing mistake.
Merino farmers are expected to look more closely at their flocks as prices remain disappointing for finer fleece and lift again at the broader end.
If Southland farmer Peter McDonald got another $10.95 a lamb he would pocket an extra $44,000 a year.
Commerce Commission releases draft determination authorising merger of Cavalier Wool Holdings and New Zealand Wool Services International.
Homeground advantage was not with local hero Gavin Mutch in the Taranaki Shears competition.
Sudden death of promising shearer Shaylyn Te Huia, 16, causes shockwaves.
The shearing community is in shock after an up and coming champion and member of a stalwart shearing family died unexpectedly.
Competition to substantially lessen but Cavalier Wool Holdings gets approval to buy NZ Wool Services International.
Sheepmeat and beef prices are predicted to rise in April.
Australian merino breeder has a long, close attachment to Otago's best fine woolled sheep.
A collector of rare sheep breeds claims he has the seeds of as-yet undeveloped commercial enterprises.
Glammies winner, Dannevirke farmer Hamish Buchanan reveals how he produced this year's tenderest and tastiest lamb.
Learning how to manage subterranean clover has allowed a Marlborough couple to produce more at the same time as reducing inputs.
Choosing a career in farming was a no-brainer for Weber man Simon Hales as he keeps family land in the family.
An importer of Danish luxury goods has helped the NZ Merino Company and Landcorp win a $1.5m deal.
Belmont Regional Park combines farming, recreation and conservation.
An under-rated danger lurks in our ryegrass pastures, warns leading romney breeder Gordon Levet .
A black market for meat is fuelling the rise of poaching and stock rustling across Nelson Bays.
Former world champion shearer says it's much harder to win Masterton's prestigious Golden Shears competition.
Sheep numbers could halve in the next 10 years, if the claims of a Meat Industry Excellence Group Report released last Tuesday, prove correct.
Sheep and beef farmers should earn on average $109,400 before tax in the 2014-15 year, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
Police warn of increase in illegal hunting, with poachers using silencers to kill sheep.
NZ Merino Company inks deal to provide strong wool from the Government's farmer to a Danish company making indoor shoes.
Tony Benny meets a couple farming on the edge of beautiful, out-of-the-way Pelorus Sound.
Anything is possible at the Crawford family's sheep breeding and finishing farm in the Waikaka Valley near Gore.
The drought has put a dent in the incomes of South Island sheep and beef farmers, particularly those with lower beef cattle ratios.
Manawatu has NZ's tastiest lamb according to judges at the annual "Glammies".
In a deal worth $2.5m, red meat breeder Focus Genetics has sold 350 rams to British farmers, rising to 2000 in two years' time.
The Golden Shears in Masterton has marked two big moments in its history.
Family sheep and beef farms poised to be lost to foreigners and dairy farming the publishers of a new no-holds-barred report claim.