Alliance Group is under fire over a decision to bring in 100 overseas workers for its Southland plants.
Procurement competition is expected to continue to put some upward pressure on lamb prices this month.
A decision has been made to drop the annual Beef + Lamb New Zealand (BLNZ) Sheep Industry Awards for a year.
Beef numbers are up in the lower south, despite the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis in the past 12 months.
Virgin Australia has taken a not-so-subtle dig at rival airline Air New Zealand by launching a campaign to find New Zealand's ``finest meat supplier''.
People have been up in arms about a meat-free burger recently but is a plant-based diet the way to a healthier body and planet?
The volume of farm sales is down, both quarterly and annually, largely due to fewer sales of arable and grazing properties, and monthly prices eased overall by 17.1% in June.
With a relatively new farming business, Dunback couple Scott and Nadine Tomlinson were keen to surround themselves with some key people.
Having been involved with two livestock disease outbreaks during his career in the primary industries, Sam McIvor has discovered one thing — the importance of industry working alongside Government.
A North Canterbury cattle stud has received the highest price paid for a Charolais bull in New Zealand in 16 years.
Evan Ferris took out the Otago/Southland Beef Carcass Competition last week, clean-sweeping with his Limousin Steers.
Triple combination drench resistance is becoming more of a threat, particularly on farming operations that finish lambs or beef under irrigation, AgResearch scientist Dr Dave Leathwick says.
Research is being undertaken to measure the carbon-sequestering potential of 1.4million hectares of native forest on New Zealand's sheep and beef farms.
Synthetic burgers being served up on some Air NZ flights may be good for the meat industry once people taste them, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says.
The Ministry of Primary Industries is determining if there is a need to develop regulatory standards for New Zealand's organic sector.