For Silver Fern Farms Co-operative's new chairman Richard Young, getting out on his West Otago farm is "like a release".
Alliance Group's new $1million value-add facility at its Lorneville plant in Southland is expected to be up and running by October.
A new Deer Industry Environment Group (DIEG) launched in Fiordland in April will hold its first on-farm visit today.
Three decades of entrepreneurial business in Dunedin has ended badly for identity Bjorn Oscar Sollie and his specialist Konig Gourmet Foods.
Farmgate sheep-meat prices are being picked to continue to strengthen out to the end of the 2018-19 season.
Locharburn Herefords has achieved the highest price in Southern bull sales so far this season, with $37,000 achieved at Friday's bull sale.
Michael Coughlin has always had a soft spot for meat so it is no surprise he has put his name behind a new lamb product making waves nationally. Rebecca Fox reports.
Three Canterbury farmers are among the finalists for this year's New Zealand Ewe Hogget Competition.
Tension lay heavy in a room full of farmers this week, many of them feeling as though the whole country had been pointing the finger at them.
An independent report has been commissioned into the cause and effects of the current surge in the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme and to identify additional immediate improvements.
Four cattle beasts seen hoofing it from an Auckland meatworks have been shot by police in a local domain.
A ''surge'' of activity in the Mycoplasma bovis programme does not represent increased spread of the disease, nor does it change confidence that eradication will be achieved, programme director...
China's African swine fever-affected pig herd is forecast to shrink to its lowest level in nearly 30 years.
There is a strong demand for New Zealand's beef, lamb and apples by China, and that means better returns for Otago and Southland farmers and orchardists, says ANZ rural economist Susan Kilsby.
''High octane'' feed was the subject at the Otago Advance Party regional workshop in Poolburn last week.
Ongoing Brexit uncertainty is having a negative impact on New Zealand sheep meat exports, with January export volumes plunging 32% year-on-year, Rabobank's latest Agribusiness Monthly report says.