Sheep rustlers using dogs and traps continue to target the flock in Auckland's Cornwall Park.
Science has uncovered sheep, not dairy cows, as culprits for some sediment problems in Southland estuaries.
Southland farmers who sell beef and lamb direct to the consumer will feature on TV.
Those Aussies are forever trying to pull the wool over our eyes. But this time, the dags have fallen short.
Researchers are using high technology and maths to work out how sheepdogs herd sheep.
A sheep farmer has a penchant for women's perfumes. But, it's not what you might think.
Steve Wyn-Harris has been honoured for his significant contribution to the sheep industry.
Not content with claiming the pavlova and Phar Lap, the Aussies want the record for the world's woolliest sheep.
David Hamill has a secret weapon when it comes to mothering lambs onto ewes.
Sheep and beef farmers warming their hands in advance of better sheepmeat prices have been warned they might be disappointed.
It was 'so far so good' says breeder
While the lambing season has been good so far, last season's drought has stunted growth.
Highly regarded ram breeder and founder of the kelso breed Roger Marshall has been recognised in the Sheep Industry Awards.
Nathan Stratford thinks it's "pretty cool" to be named a master shearer.
Sheep farmers have a lot to learn from the dairy industry about feeding stock, according to former AgResearch scientist Tom Fraser.
Third generation farmer resists the dairying drive and has found a way to profitably run sheep and cattle in an often harsh environment.
TIM CRONSHAW - Stuff
Farmers know what they want this time around.
Quadruplet lambs were born three weeks after a ewe gave birth to rare triplets nearby.
From 70 million in 1982, sheep numbers have dropped to under the 30-million mark for the first time since the 1930s.
Pregnant ewe caught in a gin trap in Auckland's Cornwall Park and the SPCA is calling on the government to ban the traps.
The New Zealand meat industry could be in for "rock solid" growth in China.
Wool prices and market fundamentals remain sound going into the new wool-selling season, despite a stubbornly high Kiwi dollar.
A translation error has led to the selection of a former Taranaki woman for the World Young Shepherds' Challenge in France.
Pahiatua teacher admits playing part in slaughter and theft of more than $2300 worth of sheep.
Wool farmers are describing a deal to buy a yarn mill as a "significant" industry event to supply the carpet manufacturing industry.
Wool industry has to innovate to survive according to Merino Company/Levana Textiles chief executive Andy Wynne.
Top performers in the sheep industry have been touted as ''rock stars'' at the industry's annual awards.
The farming industry is responding to the threats posed by environmental and animal welfare critics.
"Farmer Army" needed to resolve issues holding the meat industry back according to MIE chairman John McCarthy.
The Chinese firm that bought the Crafar farms has signed a conditional deal for another large block.
Grant Cuff will soon bid a quiet farewell to red-meat processor and exporter Alliance Group.
Aussie expert outlines five top tips for farmers to prevent deaths over the lambing season.
Sheep milk holds out the promise of being a potential money maker for New Zealand farmers, with the bonus of a lower ecological impact.
Wairarapa sheep farmers become pioneers in their field.
Seven people charged with stealing stock, slaughtering them and selling the meat.
Sheep farmers told to forget about ewe body weight and focus on body condition score if they want more lambs on the ground.
For Koromiko farmer Gillian Neal, the early start to this year's lambing season came as a bit of a surprise.
Sheep farmer among nominees for the Southland Environment Awards for his work preserving a block of native bush fondly dubbed "God's Garden".
UK supermarket giant Sainsbury's is funding a small Dunedin agri-tech company.
Alliance boss says a personal milestone and the brighter outlook for red meat make now a good time to move on.
Our woolly companions have given birth to a hot new Kiwi export, endorsed by Hollywood superstars such as Reese Witherspoon.
Britain's National Farmers Union should stop bleating about cheap NZ lamb and focus on boosting lamb consumption, Federated Farmers says.
Rick Powdrell sees a tough three years in front of him as the new Federated Farmers meat and fibre chairman.
Enthusiastic environmental planning doesn't slow intensive programme of sustainable development on 1436ha in east Otago.
The planets are lining up for red-meat farmers to put decades of low profits and lack of reinvestment behind them.
Dairy farmer confidence has ebbed while meat and fibre farmers remain positive
Prices for coarse wool have bounced back, rising 11 per cent higher in the past three months.
ANZ agri chief says China could one day bypass the United Kingdom as the largest market for NZ lamb.
OPINION: The wool levy vote in September is the opportunity for a fresh start for the industry.
Red meat receiving electrical stimulation in an experiment to increase tenderness.
Wool producers are "shocked and appalled" by graphic footage allegedly showing Australian shearers beating, kicking and stomping on sheep.