New Zealand now has 5.6 sheep for every person - a far cry from the peak of 22 per person in 1982.
Incumbent director Bill Wright will be challenged for his Central South Island position on Beef + Lamb NZ.
Alliance Group chairman Murray Taggart has expressed concern over what he sees as the Government's apparent determination to subsidise forestry plantings at the expense of low environmental impact sheep and beef farming.
A record high lambing percentage illustrates the sheep and beef sector's productivity gains, Rob Davison, of Beef + Lamb New Zealand's Economic Service, says.
Police are investigating after the alleged theft of stock from a rural property southwest of Duntroon.
The continuing spread of African swine fever through China’s pig population has the potential to reshape global beef markets, Rabobank’s latest beef quarterly report says.
Charles Miller-Brown admits he considered scratching his champion 3-year-old Suffolk ram from the New Zealand Agricultural Show.
Crowds flocked to Canterbury Agricultural Park for the New Zealand Agricultural Show earlier this month.
Beyond trade and feed costs, biosecurity risks are shaping up as the factor with the most potential to significantly affect the global protein sector next year, Rabobank animal proteins analyst...
The red meat sector has welcomed the ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Gore sheep and beef farmers Mark and Vicki Nicholson, who were recently nominated for the Southland Community Environment Awards, have been farming organically for 14 years.