Southern South Island director election result
Southland sheep and beef farmer Geoffrey Young has been elected to the Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Board.
Deadline approaching for winter grazing resource consents
Farmers intensively grazing forage crops this winter are being reminded that they have until 1 May to apply for a resource consent if they require one.
A thriving sheep and beef sector matters to all New Zealanders
This week we sent a story to Stuff on our Kiwis Backing Farmers campaign and why a thriving sheep and beef farming sector is important for all New Zealanders. It ran on Stuff and in its regional newspapers.
Kiwis flock to third national open farm day
An estimated 2,500 urban Kiwis visited 24 farms this Sunday, part of New Zealand’s third national open farm day initiative Open Farms.
High inflation and reduced livestock prices could see farm profits fall more than 30%
While the outlook for global sheepmeat and beef trade is improving, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) expects farmer profitability to fall sharply due to reduced livestock prices and continued high inflation.
B+LNZ welcomes report on genetic tech rules
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes a new report that shows New Zealand needs to have informed conversations about its decades-old rules governing the use of genetic technologies, because our farmers may be missing out on opportunities.
Have your say on the New Zealand Meat Board funding the Informing New Zealand Beef programme
Farmers are being urged to have their say on a New Zealand Meat Board proposal to continue funding the Informing New Zealand Beef (INZB) genetics programme.
Information for farmers on the Kiwis Backing Farmers campaign
The following was emailed to farmers on 7 March 2023.
B+LNZ workshop seeks solutions for future parasite management
Recognising that parasite management and drench resistance is one of their biggest challenges facing farmers, Beef + Lamb New Zealand recently held a workshop to start finding solutions for this complex problem.
Kiwis urged to support New Zealand’s sheep and beef farmers in new campaign
Kiwis are being urged to back New Zealand sheep and beef farmers as part of a new campaign designed to raise awareness about crippling Government policies.
Road repairs and slash damage among farmers’ main concerns
The Government must urgently commit to road repairs in isolated Hawke’s Bay and Tairawhiti farming communities, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) chief executive Sam McIvor.