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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

B+LNZ Winter Grazing Workshop: Winton

Wed 2 June
Winton (venue TBC)

This workshop will help farmers successfully graze animals in winter, looking after the environment and the animals, and will help farmers meet our industry’s commitments around winter grazing.

Workshop

B+LNZ Winter Grazing Workshop: Balclutha

Wed 2 June
Balclutha

This workshop will help farmers successfully graze animals in winter, looking after the environment and the animals, and will help farmers meet our industry’s commitments around winter grazing.

Forum

B+LNZ NSI FarmSmart Conference 2021

Thu 24 June
Addington Raceway, 75 Jack Hinton Drive

The annual B+LNZ Northern South Island FarmSmart conference is one for the calendar. The half day event features an excellent line up of presenters and topics focused on the changing world in which we farm in.

Field day

Silver Fern Farms Farmer of the Year Field Day

Thu 13 May
1157 Bush Road, Waipukurau

This award identifies, promotes and celebrates excellence in pastoral farming in Hawke’s Bay and recognises those who are performing in the top percentage of farmers and are constantly raising the benchmark of highly efficient and productive, best practice farming.

Workshop

B+LNZ Ewe Body Condition Scoring and Feed Budgeting Workshop: Kaituna Valley

Thu 13 May
Willesden Farms

Join us for a workshop with Rob Dunbar and Tom Fraser.

Workshop

AWDT It's all about YOU Programme: Balclutha

Mon 17 May -
Tue 18 May
Balclutha

It's all about YOU is a two-day personal development programme for women involved in the primary sector or rural communities.

Social

What’s the Beef? Pop-up Event: Gisborne

Mon 17 May

Off the back of a successful tour nationwide, Whangara Angus proudly host this one-off What's the Beef pop-up event!

Talk/Seminar

Southland Catchment Groups present the 2021 Women’s Enviro Series: Invercargill

Mon 17 May
Invercargill Workingmen’s Club

You are invited to this free joint event hosted by Thriving Southland. An evening of connection, inspiration and empowerment for women.

Talk/Seminar

Upper Pūniu Subcatchment – Catch up

Tue 18 May
Ngaroma Hall

This session is hosted by the Waikato Regional Council with support from Merrin Whatley (Freshwater Ecologist) and Maria Shanks (B+LNZ).

Workshop

Lincoln Agritech Catch Crop Workshop

Tue 18 May
Darfield Rec Centre

This is a joint effort between the SLMMAC programme (PFR/AgResearch) and Lincoln Agritech's Catch Crops for Reduced Nitrate Leaching project.