John Honeybone is leaving after 55 years in the stock and station industry.
Animals will deliver more meat and milk if treated well, says US animal welfare academic.
629636585 Anna Hardwick-Smith with Spark competed at the 2014 Taranaki Sheep Dog Trial Showring Championships in Hawera. PHOTO: CHARLOTTE CURD/FAIRFAX NZ
Filing an excise duty claim will generate winter cash.
McRae brothers involvement in pilot programme improves farm productivity.
Older farmers are failing to put enough thought into options for selling their farms or passing them on to the next generation.
More people are contacting the rural support trust as the third year of low milk payouts takes a toll.
A favourable spring to turn around dry conditions would make South Canterbury farmers happy.
Bevan and Wendy Hopcroft are top performers when it comes to Alliance Group suppliers.
Waimahaka farmer Hayden Peter is someone to watch for the future.
Barry and Julie Crawford are innovative sheep farmers.
Gisborne sheep and beef station has a proud history of fifth generation farming.
Mt Linton Station sheep genetics manager Dave Warburton is a finalist in the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards.
The Southern Indoor Charity Dog Trial will be a first for South Island.
Hazeldale is a finalist in the B+LNZ Sheep Industry Awards.
Blackdale Stud is a finalist in the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards.
Southland's Twin Farm is a finalist for a B+LNZ Sheep Industry Award.
Early lambs in Manawatu like the warm weather.
Waimate, South Canterbury farmer Dan Studholme has taken the reins of a 150 year old family business.
After one of the worst facial eczema years on record, cold weather has finally knocked spore counts.
It's time farmers changed their "she'll be right" culture, says WorkSafe leader at Fieldays.
A survey of upper South Island farmers shows 38 per cent of working teams had at least one dog with muscle or bone disease.
Value could be returned to wool if research proves there are new uses for the traditional product.
An Otago couple have made a success of a bold decision to convert to dairying late in their farming career.
There's a new face at the helm of Gisborne-Wairoa Federated Farmers.
Big demand from Taranaki farmers wanting to protect native bush on their properties.
A new $60K competition recognises Marlborough sheep and beef farmers for all-round excellence.
Farming and tourism depend on NZ's environmental image, making the two inextricably linked.
Sheep and beef farmers are benefiting from lower interest and fuel costs at least.
Lamb finishing, hogget mating and weaner deer trials using FarmIQ software are all underway at Telford.