Introducing the Knowledge Hub Repository of farming resources

Visit our new Knowledge Hub - it gives you access to a range of fact sheets, tools and calculators designed to help you run a successful farm operation.

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Draft National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity consultation

Protecting New Zealand’s iconic flora and fauna is integral to the future of farming and the Government is consulting on how it can protect New Zealand's native biodiversity.

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Upcoming Events

Workshop

POSTPONED: B+LNZ Generation Next Programme 2020

Thu 16 April
Applications close 5pm,16 April 2020.

This programme is designed to nurture, assist and encourage the current and future farmers within our sector. Applications are now open for 2020 – 20 spaces are available for this programme per region.

Talk/Seminar

Smart Wintering - Are you ready? Webinar

Fri 17 April
Webinar

DairyNZ and B+LNZ invite all farm owners and managers, farm staff and rural professionals to join us for an online webinar on wintering good management practice, creating a wintering plan for your farm, and adverse weather events.

Expo

CANCELLED: B+LNZ AgInnovation Conference 2020

Wed 20 May
Awapuni Function Centre

CANCELLED: Given the situation around COVID-19, this event has been cancelled. Our main priority is keeping farmers, food producers and staff healthy and safe.

Forum

POSTPONED: B+LNZ Waikato AgInnovation Conference 2020

Wed 29 April
Sir Don Rowlands Centre

POSTPONED: Given the situation around COVID-19, all current B+LNZ events are postponed. Our main priority is keeping farmers, food producers and staff healthy and safe. We will continue to monitor the situation and review on 1 April.

Expo

B+LNZ FarmSmart Conference 2020

Thu 11 June
Addington Raceway Centre

Theme: Getting the Top Paddock in Order.

Forum

Water/Deemed Permit Plan Change Online Webinars and Drop-in Submission Sessions

Wed 15 April -
Thu 16 April

The Otago Regional Council (ORC) ORC recently notified proposed Plan Change 7, which is the water permits/ deemed permits plan change. They are welcoming submissions until the 4 May. Jump online for a short sharp webinar where you can hear some points to note regarding this plan change.

Talk/Seminar

Drought Recovery Matters Webinars

Wed 15 April
Webinar

Join the Rural Support Trust for a series of webinars addressing issues being faced by farmers as a result of the drought and other farming topics.

Field day

POSTPONED: B+LNZ Taumarunui Farming for Profit Field Day

Thu 16 April
Romani Farms Woolshed

POSTPONED: Given the situation around COVID-19, all current B+LNZ events are postponed. Our main priority is keeping farmers, food producers and staff healthy and safe. We will continue to monitor the situation and review on 1 April.

Talk/Seminar

B+LNZ Conference Call: Weekly Drought Drop In – 16 April

Thu 16 April
Conference call

Join our conference call from the comfort of your own home every Thursday from 4.30–5.30pm.

Workshop

B+LNZ Farm Environment Plan Workshop: Napier

Tue 21 April
The Puketapu Pub

This free workshop will help you understand your farm's unique resources — and build a plan to remain productive while mitigating environmental and water quality issues.

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