Forestry and Farming: Productivity and profitability of the sheep & beef sector, emissions and carbon credits

Rob Davison, Executive Director of Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Economic Service, reviews where the sheep and beef sector in NZ has come from, and where it is now in its land use, productivity and profitability, and then looks at some scenarios for the future with current policies around tree planting and emissions trading.

How do the different land uses compare, and what factors will influence land owners’ decision making?

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