Coarse wool, which makes up the largest share of NZ's wool clip, is not fetching good prices.
Multiple world shearing champion Sir David Fagan reviews his 12 world titles.
The nation's lamb flock is dwindling, but they still account for a hefty $2.5b in exports a year.
Chris Medlicott's pockets are $9000 deeper after he sold the highest priced ram at an auction.
The South Island farmers of the year prefer hard data, not hunches.
OPINION: It might seem far-fetched to say NZ's in danger of becoming a rustbelt, but farming is a sunset industry.
Young Otago ram breeder cuts his teeth in industry with first sale.
Big names expected at Northern Southland Community Shears
Earthquake blocked Muller Station led the hogget wool section in the Melbourne sale.
The best way to deal with difficult facial eczema is to breed resistant sheep.
There's no stand-out favourite for the world shearing title, says former champion Gavin Mutch.
Get the selection of the right ram for your farm wrong and it can be costly.
NZ hill country farming may be producing fewer greenhouse gas emissions than previously thought.
New laws only go so far in effecting positive changes in health and safety on farms.
Sheep mauled twice by dogs (graphic content)
GRAPHIC WARNING: Killer dogs have mauled and killed pet sheep in Southland.
Vote of confidence in NZ's wool industry as Segard Masurel expands its wool buying operations.
The new owners of Onetai Station spent a lot of time and money this year defending themselves against allegations about their character.
The TPPA would help NZ have much the same access as Australia for beef exports into Japan.
A Central Hawke's Bay farmer breeds tough perendales on tough country.
A Hawke's Bay geneticist is at the fat end of a quiet revolution on Kiwi farms aimed at producing the world's tastiest and healthiest lambs.
The challenges have changed for three generations of a farming family at Sweet Acres.
Nathan Benfell is the new southern area livestock manager for Alliance Group.
When she's not learning to fly a Piper Cherokee, playing golf, out hunting or freshwater fishing, Julia Galwey , a shy 25 year-old self-confessed outdoors girl, is at work for meat processor and exporter Anzco Foods.
Marlborough shearer Chris Jones won the open final at the Nelson A and P Show.
Farmers isolated until bridge replaced, and road re-opened
Confusion around Healthy Rivers Plan for Change is turning people away from buying and selling rural property.
Millions of dollars worth of wool is traded at a new auction event.
Farmers challenged to fight parasites on-farm.
'They've just been in, heads off, guts out, over the fence and gone.'
Farmers tired of the rain and cloud cover can only watch as lambs don't reach their full potential.