Further submissions on proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 and Variation 1
The Waikato Regional Council have notified the period for further submissions on Plan Change 1 and variation 1A. This provides organisations and individuals that submitted on PC1 and Variation 1A the opportunity to provide comment on others submissions.
B+LNZ welcomes NAIT Act amendments
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has welcomed the Government's passing of amendments to improve the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act.
Mycoplasma bovis update
You may be aware a mixed dry-stock farm in the Tasman district has been confirmed as positive for Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis). It's the first time the disease has been found in this region.
Mack Lynn is the second Beef + Lamb New Zealand Future Leader, appointed to represent this country at the International Beef Alliance in Canada in September.
Agribusiness professional wins Future Leader role
As a rural valuer and farmer George Macmillan has insights into many aspects of the agricultural industry.
Use bull EBVs to make more money
The first crop of calves from Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics’ Beef Progeny Test have all been processed and the results are out.
New Zealand’s beef cattle herd continues to grow
New Zealand’s beef cattle herd increased by 1.9 per cent over the past year while the decline in the sheep flock was slowed by a lift in hoggets as farmers responded positively to strong prices and good grass growth leading into winter, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).
In part two of a two-part series, we introduce Katey Craig – one of two Beef + Lamb New Zealand-sponsored Sheep Industry Ambassadors who will represent this country at the 2018 LambEx Conference in Perth.
Collaboration critical to capture red meat sector opportunities
The opportunities and challenges facing New Zealand’s red meat sector were highlighted at the annual Red Meat Sector conference held in Napier this week.
New Zealand red meat sector strongly opposes European Union and United Kingdom’s WTO quota proposal
Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association strongly oppose the European Union (EU) and United Kingdom’s (UK) proposal to ‘split’ the EU’s World Trade Organisation (WTO) Tariff Rate Quotas between them.
Sheep Industry’s young gun
David Ingham could be described as a poster-boy for the future of this country’s sheep industry. In part one of a two-part series, we introduce David – one of two Beef + Lamb New Zealand-sponsored Sheep Industry Ambassadors that will represent this country at the 2018 LambEx Conference in Perth.