Bill Wright

Strong environmental gains on farm show opportunities

29 March 2017

Substantial reductions in the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions at a South Canterbury farm show environmental gains can be made hand in hand with a farm’s growth, scientists say.

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Ahuwhenua Finalists 2017

Ahuwhenua Trophy finalists announced

29 March 2017

Three very different sheep and beef enterprises are the finalists in this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Award.

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Sam Pike

Agricultural scholar keen to make a difference

25 March 2017

B+LNZ scholar Sam Pike reflects on his internship experience and how it opened his eyes to the variety of career opportunities available within the agricultural industry.

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2017 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin: Call for entries

21 March 2017

Entries are now open for the 2017 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin competition.

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Bill Wright_farm

Telling the grass-fed story

20 March 2017

B+LNZ's new marketing strategy will tell the story about the farmers behind the product, as well as the quality, nutritional value and food safety that underpins our red meat industry, says Bill Wright.

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Worm burdens a threat after rain

17 March 2017

Farmers in areas that have been very dry need to be on the lookout for internal parasite infestations in the wake of the recent rain.

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'Glammies' award winners announced

15 March 2017

The producer of New Zealand’s most consistently tender and tasty lamb in the last 10 years was announced at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Golden Lamb Awards 2017, aka the 'Glammies'.

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Dry farm

Welcome rain brings new management challenges

14 March 2017

Drought-breaking rain has many farmers breathing a sigh of relief – but it is too early to put the supplementary feed away just yet.

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Phil Smith_farm

Sitting on a grass-fed goldmine

14 March 2017

Phil Smith reflects on the importance of telling the New Zealand red meat story and how B+LNZ's recently launched marketing strategy will do that.

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Sheep and trees

QEII National Trust support in hot demand

8 March 2017

High demand should not discourage farmers wanting to protect special areas of private land from seeking advice about covenants from the QEII National Trust, trust Chief Executive Mike Jebson says. The organisation is still available to help with advice and guidance.

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