Landcorp's new sheep milking farm near Reporoa has been a huge learning curve for the Government-owned farmer, but the pay off could be massive.
Higher dollar has mixed impact on wool sale.
THE future of wool has captured the imagination of 11-year old Dylan Bibby – so much that he has learnt to spin and knit his own items.
Outlying Canterbury primary schools were given the opportunity at the Synlait Boys and Girls Agricultural Club Championship Day to compete in livestock judging, similar to what they would experience at an A&P Show.
He was born with an extra leg, a floppy ear and misshapen head and jaw, but what now for this adorable Australian lamb?
Beef + Lamb New Zealand Central South Island director Anne Munro has announced she will not be seeking re-election to the board.
Hawarden farmer and long-time corriedale exhibitor Andrew Sidey is the mint lamb winner.
McNab farmer Julie Wilson is focused on breeding easy-care medium framed perendales with well-muscled hind-quarters.
Lambs are more expensive so far this season, with meat production slow in Southland.
The rights to new technology will help wool farmers compete with man made synthetics.
Dairy farmers are better off staying with their grazier when it comes to rearing heifers, according to DairyNZ.
The number of young people choosing to take up a career as a shepherd in the Waitaki District is increasing.
Booklet available to farmers and growers on dealing with El Nino.
Farmers need to make sure their voices are heard
Hundreds of merino sheep to sear through downtown Queenstown on Waitangi Weekend.
The Subtils have to share the South Island Farmer of the Year title.
Higher crossbred wool prices loom ahead
Farmer faces costly and complex fight to prevent chilean needle grass spread
My Kitchen Rules judge Liz Egan dishes on her time as a guest judge on My Kitchen Rules NZ.
Age has proved no barrier for 11-year-old Dylan Bibby, who has won the champion black and coloured sheep prize at this year's Central Hawke's Bay A& P Show.
Rob Tipa spoke to ram breeder Doug Brown when his Punchbowl stud celebrated its centennial.
A Rongotea farmer was too distracted with a goat milking operation to properly care for his flock of 600 sheep.
Barbara Gillham reports on the family that produced the supreme sheep of the Manawatu A & P Show.
A shearing stint in the Far North set up Alex Drake for an impressive win in the Canterbury A and P Show.
From the mountains to the sea - two distinct farming operations share the South Island Farmer of the Year title.
Jordan Hart is the fourth generation of a Marlborough family to take up the blades.
Farm walks are part of outings by "glampers" seeking a glamorous alternative to camping.
A merger of Silver Fern Farms and Alliance Group will "almost certainly" not happen now.
Sheep production is a major focus on Barewood Station. "No longer are we chasing numbers, it's all about production," farm manager Marty Deans said.
The Slees couldn't resist buying a perendale stud.