B+LNZ’s Economic Service comment on December 2021 red meat exports
B+LNZ’s Economic Service team provides insights from its monthly red meat export data for December 2021 showing record high average export value was achieved for both beef and lamb.
Understanding climate science and emissions pricing
Why does agriculture need to take action on warming? How do targets, metrics and pricing work? What would going into the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) mean?
Join B+LNZ’s Catchment Group e-Forum Series with experts
You’re invited to Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Catchment Group e-Forum series held in February, March and April 2022. Hear from experts about the legalities of catchment community groups, how to tell your story and maintaining momentum. Learn more and register here.
Future-proofing hill country farming
Farmer Jacqui Cottrell has a background in agricultural science but she says the Hill Country Futures programme is “science like I’ve never seen it before in agriculture – a real focus on the glue that makes up agriculture – our people”.
Looking out for Facial Eczema
Warm summer temperatures and high humidity create the perfect conditions for Facial Eczema and Beef + Lamb New Zealand is urging farmers to be vigilant.
New report confirms land-use change to carbon farming
B+LNZ recently released the latest analysis of farm sales data confirming the increasing price of carbon in the ETS is driving the conversion of whole pastoral farms into forestry, particularly for carbon farming – further underlining the need for urgent Government action.
Perfect summer for flystrike
Recent high temperatures and humidity have created perfect conditions for flystrike in parts of the country, but there are steps farmers can take to make sheep as unattractive to flies as possible.
Northland youth gain hands-on farm experience whilst completing qualifications
The Whangārei A&P Farm Intern programme has wrapped up their second year with 14 interns completing their course and more motivated young people showing a keen interest for the February intake – applications are still open!
Taste Pure Nature tastes success in the US and China
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) celebrate another successful year of Taste Pure Nature marketing activity in the United States and China, and share plans for 2022.
New report confirms trend of land-use change from pastoral farming to carbon farming
The latest analysis of farm sales data confirms the increasing price of carbon in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is driving the conversion of whole pastoral farms into forestry, particularly for carbon farming.
2021: the year in review with Sam and Andrew
B+LNZ chairman Andrew Morrison and chief executive Sam McIvor take a look back at the year as we head into the festive season.