Southern sheep farmers have come out on top in the New Zealand Ewe Hogget competition.
Les Roughan's ticker is not the best.
Sheep farmers hope new genetic testing will spell the end of footrot in merinos which is costing them $10m a year.
Retired farmer Don Reid can remember when 78 English leicester rams left his family's Darfield property on a truck to go out to the stud's many customers.
Many farmers are looking at making a loss in the drought stricken Hurunui district.
A decade ago an exchange student piqued Chris and Annabelle Hampton's interest in Charollais sheep.
An open day in 1990 was all it took for Shirley Hayes to fall in love with texels.
Couple win the Southland-West Otago ewe hogget competition for the second year in a row.
Farm environment award winners on Banks Peninsula reveal how they’ve made their summer-dry hill country farm hum.
Several Mackenzie Country farmers did well in the National Golden Fleece Awards in Oxford on April 17.
A man who stole and then sold more than $1000 worth of wool has been fined after failing to carry out diversion.
Treating ewes with anti-parasite drugs around lambing results in farmers taking a financial hit in almost half of cases, a new study has shown.
Motorcycle-mad Wellingtonian Stuart Woodman never really wanted to be farmer.
A Taranaki pair know they're on the right track on their beef and sheep farm after their success in a highly-regarded farm contest.
Stud sheep breeder Ike Williams wouldn't be farming if it wasn't for the genetics.
Hawke’s Bay Farmer of the Year judges impressed with the winning farm’s high sheep performance in a challenging environment.
Farmers and their trusty sidekicks at annual sheepdog trials fear the rural art is a "dying sport".
Commitment to fencing waterways and planting trees has been part of one Norsewood farmer’s programme for many years.
North Canterbury dryland sheep and beef farmers are being urged to apply nitrogen to their drought-stricken grass pastures now, to kick-start growth before winter.
Southland sheep and dairy farm wins Southland Ballance award.
The Little family has run Mt Vulcan in Omihi for 120 years and have seen dry spells come and go, writes Heather Chalmers.
Key Meat Industry Excellence figure discussed "where to now?" for the red meat industry at meetings in the south.
Oxford's A&P Association hosted the Royal Agricultural Society's premier event, the 2015 National Golden Fleece Competition, on Friday.
Marlborough's economy could suffer a huge financial loss as farmers struggle with the impact of the drought, economists say.
Black sheep are a novelty for most farmers, but for Julie Howden they are her passion.
Shearing king David Fagan had a fitting send-off to his competitive career last night, cheered on by a capacity hometown crowd in his final shear.
Te Kuiti's Running of the Sheep is returning to a more traditional format following last year's changes.
The dry weather in the east of the country has seen a higher-than-usual sheepmeat kill, with a lamb slaughter of about 800,000 in January, up 36 per cent for the same period in 2014.
The analytical way they look at their business has set the winners of the Wairarapa Sheep and Beef Farm Business of the Year ahead of their peers.
A tight supply of lambs late this season could see prices firming, says Beef + Lamb NZ.