Mycoplasma bovis update
As a partner in the Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) programme alongside the Ministry for Primary Industries and DairyNZ, we want to provide you with an update on the eradication efforts.
Supporting sector capability and training
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) provide an update on how it is supporting sector capability and training behind the farm gates by collaborating with industry partners.
Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2020
This week, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) joins the country in celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) running 14-20 Mahuru (September).
Research shows Red Meat Profit Partnership delivering major boost to sector
We are pleased to let you know about some important independent research highlighting the value of the Red Meat Profit Partnership to the wellbeing of the industry.
Farmers encouraged to keep a weather eye on spring conditions
Dryland sheep and beef farmers are being encouraged to have a Plan A and Plan B up their sleeves as they head into spring and summer.
Native Forests report an important contribution to progressing environmental outcomes
B+LNZ has welcomed the release of 'Native Forests: Resetting the balance', a report by the Aotearoa Circle that sets out how native planting could be incentivised and accelerated to improve New Zealand’s biodiversity and in turn improve climate change outcomes.
B+LNZ Genetics launches revolutionary tool
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics today pressed “live” on nProve – a new tool that makes it easier for New Zealand farmers to find the best rams for their farming operation.
Spotlight on the proposed winter grazing rules
The winter grazing rules in the new environmental (freshwater) regulations are those that have the most immediate impact as farmers are starting to think about paddock and crop selection for next winter.
Tailoring vaccine programmes for different farming systems
Vaccination programmes protect both ewes and lambs from a range of diseases but one size does not fit all and different sheep systems will have different vaccine requirements.
Research into market potential of regenerative agriculture gets a boost
Research announced by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) earlier this year into the global market potential of regenerative agriculture has received a $390,000 funding boost from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
Key issues for farmers in new freshwater rules
The requirements around winter grazing on forage crops, low-slope land mapping and certified farm plans are the big issues being raised by farmers in relation to the new essential freshwater rules.