2017

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International Beef Alliance Young Leaders' Scholarship

28 July 2017

Every year a young New Zealander is sponsored by Beef + Lamb New Zealand to represent their country as a delegate at the International Beef Alliance (IBA) conference.

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Interim guidance on protecting your farm from Mycoplasma bovis

28 July 2017

Mycoplasma bovis has recently been detected on a farming operation in South Canterbury. These guidelines have been prepared to help reduce the risk of introducing Mycoplasma bovis infection onto your farm.

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Flood Support

24 July 2017

If you have been affected by recent flooding, here you'll find phone numbers and links to websites and organisations that can help provide flood support.

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Help us shape an environmental vision

18 July 2017

B+LNZ is reviewing its vision and work around all things environment. Have your say and you'll go in the draw to win a day with an expert to help you turn your environmental vision into a plan for action.

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Sustainable worm control underlines productive farm system

17 July 2017

East Otago sheep and beef farmers Bruce and Denise Cameron recognised the toll internal parasites were taking on their lambs’ performance and carried out a drench resistance test. The result is a whole-farm strategy that outsmarts the internal parasites at every turn. 

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Ten top tips for winter grazing on crops

11 July 2017

Winter grazing of crops is a key source of sediment, nutrient and bacterial loss into waterways from farms. Here are some simple steps you can take now to make a real difference.

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Farmers’ voices come through loud at Southland hearing

3 July 2017

The first two weeks of the Southland Water and Land Plan hearings have been dominated by farmers and the drystock sector story is coming through loud and clear. 

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Testing for drench effectiveness prompts change

3 July 2017

Ian and Paul Roy are converts to sustainable parasite management, after a drench resistance test revealed they were throwing good money away on drenches that weren’t doing the job. 

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Taking Stock

27 June 2017

B+LNZ farmer director for the Northern South Island, Phil Smith, takes stock of some of the latest happenings in the industry.

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Multi-media resource covers lucerne management over winter

27 June 2017

Lucerne plays an important role on many sheep and beef farms, but to maximise its yield potential the forage crop needs to be actively managed over winter.

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