A group of wool farmers has proved successful in buying a failed Christchurch yarn mill.
Award-winning farmers closely monitor their soil's needs to avoid harming the environment.
A second go at merging the country's biggest wool scourers should be simpler without a receiver involved, an advocate for the deal says.
Two major players in New Zealand's wool industry want to merge and expand operations in Timaru.
A good spell of rain is needed in the Waikato to help refill water tables on drystock farms that dried up during the droughts.
Southern farmers will achieve higher lamb growth rates if they switch to high-sugar ryegrass.
The wool industry will continue on a downward spiral now that a wool levy has been voted down, says a leading ram breeder.
So, you don't want a wool levy? I'd be interested to know why.
Genetics experts claims farmers should be setting the goal of halving lamb losses and lifting their incomes - and boosting NZ's animal welfare image at the same time.
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An exclusive wool club spin-off of merino farmers could result in high-end Italian suits each worth more than $25,000.
Mervyn Soper and Roger Kubala travel about 450 kilometres a day around northern Southland on their slink skin run.
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A Taihape farming business is a fusion of the family and the corporate.
South Canterbury couple come within a whisker of winning the world's finest bale of merino wool competition.
Wool farmers vote down referendum to form a levy-funded industry good organisation.
NZ meat exports reached record high of $5.3bn in 2013-14, despite the high dollar, with exports up $480m on last season.
The omens do not look good for a levy-paid industry-good wool organisation with early voting returns showing farmers have given the thumbs down.
Murray family into their fourth generation of sheep farming wedged between Lake Tekapo and Mt Cook National Park.
Southland has a new sports star on the rise - but he doesn't exactly fit the mould.
A new round in the fight to win meat industry reform is underway.
Junior woolhandlers come out for competition
Waimate shearing competition organisers happily overwhelmed with a keen junior woolhandlers.
The death of 174 sheep due to a ventilation failure is being investigated by Singapore Airlines.
A Wellington academic’s breakthrough combining silver and gold particles with wool is giving the beleaguered Kiwi wool sector a new gleam.
Farmers are tapping into fastpaced auction room wool bidding hundreds of kilometres away in the comfort of their own homes.
Meat Industry Excellence group identifies savings of almost half a billion dollars.
NZ Merino Company throws a spanner into the wool debate, revealing it is poised to enter the strong wool market.
From the deepest reaches of southern NZ, a biological anomaly has been born.
For more than 100 years NZ "rode off the sheep's back" as the wool industry helped provide the country with an enviable standard of living.
OPINION: Wool - core ingredient of the world's most desirable textiles.
A NZ sheep's claim to the world's heaviest fleece has been made official by Guinness World Records.
While the dairy industry is feeling the pain in the wake of the slashed payout, sheep and beef farmers are smiling.
A helping hand from their employers has set a young South Wairarapa couple on a farming career.
Kiwi shearer says NZ wool industry needs to show its humane treatment of sheep after mistreatment footage emerges overseas.
Sheep farmers weighing up whether to grow HT swedes again after an increase in breeding ewe losses on the crop this winter.
A ''concertina-ing'' of prelamb shearing is putting pressure on contractors, shearer says.
Robotic sheepdogs may be the way of the future, but Lassie is unlikely to be put out to pasture any time soon, Federated Farmers says.
A woolly Aussie heavyweight claims to have toppled Kiwi sheep Shrek's decade-old 27kg record.
Fears of swede poisoning could not only affect milking and calving seasons, but also sheep, say experts.
Matt Porter - he's from away - went to see a few men in Gore about a few dogs.
New Zealand's fragmented wool industry has taken a small step towards consolidation.
Farmers are keeping their gut feelings to themselves as the wool levy vote nudges closer to its result.
Grazing flocks in the abandoned red zone like sending lambs to the slaughter, advocates say.
Well-established composites are the new purebreds according to award-winning sheep breeder Andy Ramsden.
Skier saves stranded sheep
A snowballing sheep will become the stuff of legend for semi-professional skier Pete Oswald.
Sheep may be used to keep the grass down once houses have been cleared from Chch red zone suburbs, govt report says.
Plan for the Primary Wool Co-op to take 5 per cent stake in Wool Equities seen as the first step in a plan to form a Fonterra-like entity for the industry.
Wool farmers have moved a step closer to buying a failed Christchurch yarn mill from receivers.
David Ruddenklau was in on the ground floor of the perendale breed's development in the South Island.
Promising results are starting to emerge from Perendale NZ's national progeny trials on two North and South Island hill country properties.
As a member of the NZ rowing coxed four to the Barcelona Olympics, Guy Melville is no stranger to heavy lifting and team work.
Manawatu couple donate their 418ha farm to a trust for demonstration and training purposes.
Owner orders dog to attack neighbour (graphic content)