Farmers are concerned for their stock in today's heavy rain.
Early calf prices at Manawatu sales are strong, driven by the high beef price.
The most succulent piece of sirloin comes from a farm in the Waikato.
Kate and David Acland have made a great success of diversifying their farming business.
The arrival of alternative proteins creates an opportunity for New Zealand to sell its natural pasture-to-plate story.
The agricultural industry needs to over-achieve in the innovation of story telling.
Award-winning Lincoln University scientist realised New Zealand dryland farmers needed help.
The market wants to know where its meat comes from, say Duncan Smith and Annabel Tapley-Smith, the owners of Patangata Station and the new owners of Waipawa Butchery.
New Zealand vets have singled out Andrew Roe for praise.
Young Farmer of the Year runner-up Hamish Best is on the Young Farmers committee.
Stock numbers were hit by snow to reduce yardings at the Feilding stock sale in Manawatu.
Canterbury's farmers unfazed by this week's storm - 13 centimetres of snow: "It's not a biggy."
Farmers are squelching in mud and fighting snow as they attempt to feed out to cold and hungry animals.
Shortage of pine trees after delayed planting and a poor growing season.
After he was hit by a car he was told he'd be unlikely to be able go back farming but he defied the odds. But now he and his wife are ewe hogget young achievers award winners.
Chefs sharpen taste buds for Steak of Origin judging
Sheep farmers rely on overseas shearers to get all of the wool off sheep.
Snow down to 200m is heading for the South Island.
Onlookers shivered in their thousands to watch the first day of the Young farmer of the Year competition.
The national young farmers contest is expected to bring $1 million to Manawatu.
Farmers have gone from fascination, irritation to apprehension about synthetic meat.
New Federated Farmers president wants to bridge rural-urban divide.
Glenham farmer Stephen Rabbidge isn't losing interest in sheep farming anytime soon.
A land sale to a Chinese company is likely to keep 25 jobs safe, Overseas Investment Office says.
There's a newcomer to a farm, which has been in the family for generations. What does this newborn face?
High birth rate scanning is promising but the bottom line will be lamb survival.
Stream planting isn't cheap for farmers but there are funding options.
If fences aren't up to scratch, animals die and people get hurt, Federated Farmers warns.
Southburn sheep farmer Miles Anderson is the new Federated Farmers national chairman for meat and fibre.
Using riparian margins beside waterways are ideal for keeping contaminants out.